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Martin Gerry


1943 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Martin Gerry Notice


On June 30th, 2016, Martin Hughes Gerry IV passed away. He received his B.A. and J.D. at Stanford University. He devoted his life to improving educational and vocational opportunities for disadvantaged individuals as director of the Office for Civil Rights at HEW from 1974-77, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at HHS from 1989 to 1991, Director of the Austin Project at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Research Professor at the University of Kansas, Deputy Commissioner for Disability and Income Security Programs at the Social Security Administration from 2001-2007, and Director of the Institute for Economic Empowerment. He is survived by his wife Beatrice, children Emily, David, and Carol (Zander) Brietzke, and grandchildren, Sasha and Jack Brietzke.
Published in Baltimore Sun on July 16, 2016
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