As per our current Database, Earl Butz has been died on Feb 2, 2008 (age 98).
When Earl Butz die, Earl Butz was 98 years old.
|Popular As||Earl Butz|
|Age||98 years old|
|Born||July 3, 1909 (Indiana)|
Earl Butz’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
Earl Butz was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Secretary of Agriculture under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, who instituted major reforms. Unfortunately he is best remembered most for a racial remark that led to his disgrace and resignation.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 1932 from Purdue University before becoming vice President of the American Agricultural Economics Association.
Known for his racial insensitivity even before the joke incident, he once mocked the Pope using a mock Italian accent at an informal meeting with reportes.
He grew up on a farm near Albion, Indiana, where he used to guide horse-drawn plows in his childhood.
Orville Freeman was another well-known agriculture secretary - he served under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.