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Margaret Heckler, Health Secretary ousted from Reagan's Cabinet, dies at 87

By The New York Times  
   August 07, 2018

Margaret M. Heckler, a moderate Republican who championed women’s rights in Congress before being appointed — and then forced out — as secretary of health and human services in the Reagan administration, died on Monday at a hospital in Virginia. She was 87 and lived in Arlington, Va.

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