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GORDON ENGLAND TESTIFIES ON CAPOTOL HILL
U.S. Navy Secretary Gordon England testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing on his nomination to deputy secretary of Defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington April 19, 2005.(UPI Photo/Kamenko Pajic)
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Gordon Richard England (born September 15, 1937) is an American businessman who served as the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense and two times as United States Secretary of the Navy in the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush.

Gordon England was born on September 15, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland, and attended Mount Saint Joseph High School (Class of 1955). In 1961 received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. In 1975 he received his master's degree in business administration from the M.J. Neeley School of Business at the Texas Christian University (TCU). He was a member of several fraternities including Beta Gamma Sigma (business), Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership) and Eta Kappa Nu (engineering).

England started his business career in 1966 at Honeywell where he was an engineer on the Project Gemini space program. He worked for Litton Industries as a program manager on the E-2C Hawkeye aircraft for the United States Navy. He was also CEO of GRE Consultants.

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