6/1/1926 - 7/31/2015
Politics Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Richard Schweiker
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later served in his Cabinet, has died. He was 89.
Schweiker, of McLean, Virginia, died Friday at Atlantic Care Regional Medical Center in Pomona, New Jersey, son Richard Schweiker Jr. said Monday.
Schweiker, a physical fitness buff who ran two miles daily at the peak of his career, headed the U.S. Department of...