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John W. Gardner

Age: 89

American public official who, as secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Johnson, created Medicare. He also established Common Cause, the nonpartisan grassroots organization.

Died: Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 16, 2002

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