Bio: John William Gardner (1912-2002) was vice president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York from 1949 to 1955, and president of the Carnegie Corporation from 1955 to 1965. He was a member of President Kennedy's Task Force on Education in 1960, on President Johnson's Task Force on Education in 1964, and he served as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1965 to 1968.
L-R: Sec. John Gardner, Lady Bird Johnson, President Lyndon B. Johnson. White House interior, Washington DC, 3/15/1967. Photo # a3827-18 by Yoichi Okamoto. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library, public domain.
LBJ Connection: Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965-1968
Gardner, John William, 1912-2002,
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