James Watt (born January 31, 1938) served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1981 to 1983. He was one of Ronald Reagan's most controversial cabinet appointments. He served as Secretary to the Natural Resources Committee and Environmental Pollution Advisory Panel of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a conservative organization that supports primarily Republican candidates. In 1969, Watt was appointed the deputy assistant secretary of water and power development at the Department of the Interior. In 1975, Watt was appointed vice chairman of the Federal Power Commission and in 1977; Watt became the first president and chief legal officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation.
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