Ronald Regan’s long-serving secretary George Shultz dies, aged 100


Ronald Reagan’s longtime secretary of state George P. Shultz has dead.

He was aged 100.

The centenarian passed on on Saturday at his home on the campus of Stanford University.

He was a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution, a think tank, and professor emeritus at Stanford´s Graduate School of Business

A lifelong Republican, Shultz held three major Cabinet positions in GOP administrations during a lengthy career of public service,

He was labor secretary, treasury secretary, and director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Richard M. Nixon before spending more than six years as President Ronald Reagan’s secretary of state.

Schultz was the longest-serving secretary of state since World War II and had been the oldest surviving former Cabinet member of any administration.

He is survived by his wife, five children, 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.