Elizabeth Dole

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Announced the end of her presidential campaign on October 20, 1999 at a press conference in Washington, DC. 


Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Republican, of Salisbury, North Carolina.
Current Announced formation of a presidential exploratory committee on March 10, 1999.
Career President of the American Red Cross from 1991 to January 1999. In 1996 took a one-year leave of absence from the Red Cross to campaign for her husband, Bob Dole. During her first year at the Red Cross, 1991, she worked without a salary.
Secretary of Labor in the Bush administration, 1989-91.
Dole for President campaign, 1987-88.
Secretary of Transportation for four and a half years in the Reagan administration, 1983-87.
Assistant to President Reagan for Public Liaison, 1981-83.
Chairman of Voters for Reagan-Bush, 1980
Member of the Federal Trade Commission, 1973-79.
Deputy Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs during the Nixon administration, 1971-73.
Associate Director, then Executive Director President's Com. for Consumer Interests, 1968-71
Staff assistant at HEW, 1966-67.
Activities Co-author, with Bob Dole and Kerry Tymchuk, The Doles: Unlimited Partners (1988)--updated Unlimited Partners: Our American Story (1996).
Education Duke University, B.A. with honors in Political Science, 1958;  Harvard University, M.A. in Education and Government, 1960;  Harvard Law School, J.D., 1965.
Family Married Bob Dole in 1975.
Age 63 years old.  Born July 29, 1936 in Salisbury, North Carolina. 

Helen Thorpe.  "Liddy in Waiting."  George, September 1999, p. 110-115, 126-127.

Susan Crabtree.  "Thoroughly Modern Liddy."  Capital Style, May 1999, p. 30-35.

Ramesh Ponnuru.  "The Other Dole Campaign."  National Review, February 9, 1998, p. 22-25. >

Robert J. and Elizabeth Dole with Kerry Tymchuk.  1996.  Unlimited Partners: Our American Story.  Simon & Schuster.

Speech at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA--June 3, 1998 >


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