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Gordon St. Angelo

Born: Jun 20, 1927

Death: Oct 18, 2011

Birthplace: Huntingburg

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Gordon St. Angelo

Date of Birth : Jun 20, 1927
Date of Death : Oct 18, 2011
Birth Place : Huntingburg

Gordon St. Angelo born in Huntingburg, Indiana, USA is former Democratic Party State Chairman of the state of Indiana and was a prominent politician during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. St. Angelo worked on two presidential campaigns including holding the position of National Co-Chairman of Humphrey for President Committee. He was also manager of Roger Branigin's successful campaign for the governorship of Indiana in 1964. From 1974 to 1996, he was Vice-President of Community Development for the Lilly Endowment, and during this time was a vocal proponent for the development of free market economies in North and South America. In 1996, St. Angelo helped create a foundation with Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose Friedman to promote and help establish educational choice in America. He served as President & CEO of the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation for School Choice until 2009. He was succeeded by Robert Enlow. Though he started his career in the Democratic party, he was a supporter of many Republican candidates since the mid-seventies. For example, he endorsed Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, a Republican, for both of his gubernatorial campaigns.

Profession


  • Politician

Spouse


  • Beatie Larson St. Angelo
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