Kurt's Historic Sites

James D. Watkins

James D. Watkins

Interment Location Visited  
Arlington, VA April 18, 2024  

Photographed April 18, 2024.
Photographed April 18, 2024.
Photographed April 18, 2024.
Photographed April 18, 2024.

Fast Facts

Born: March 7, 1927 in Alhambra, California

Spouses: Sheila Jo McKinney Watkins (m. 1950-1996); Janet McDonough Watkins (m. 2000-2012)

Military Rank: Admiral — U.S. Navy

Served in Cabinet of: George H.W. Bush

Cabinet Position: Secretary of Energy (1989-1993)

Died: July 26, 2012 in Alexandria, Virginia

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

Age: 85

Interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Sources Consulted and Further Reading

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