6/1/1926 - 7/31/2015
Politics Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Richard Schweiker
Former Pennsylvania Senator Richard S. Schweiker, a Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign, has died, according to the Associated Press. 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 headed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the first two years of the Reagan administration. ...