Kean, Thomas H.

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Kean, Thomas H.

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Kean, Thomas H.

Kean, Thomas

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Kean, Thomas H., 1935-

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Kean, Tom, 1935-

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Kean, Tom.

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Thomas H. Kean was governor of New Jersey from 1982-1990 and president of Drew University from 1990 to 2005. Born in 1935 he taught in private school in Massachusetts before entering politics, serving in the New Jersey Assembly from 1968-1977. First elected governor in 1982, he was re-elected by the largest margin in state history. During his governorship he served on the President's Education Policy Advisory Committee and chaired the Education Commission of the States and the National Governors' Association Task Force on Teaching. In 1990 after completing two terms he became president of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey until 2005. On December 16, 2002, Kean was named by President George W. Bush to head the national commission to investigate the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

From the description of Governor Thomas H. Kean collection, 1982-1996 (bulk 1982-1990). (Drew University Library). WorldCat record id: 64771031

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