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John Bowden Connally

secretary

Connally, John Bowden (1917– ), U.S. secretary of the Navy (1961–63), governor of Texas (1963–69), U.S. secretary of the treasury (1971–72). Connally was seriously wounded while riding in John F. Kennedy's car when the president was assassinated in 1963. A Democrat throughout much of his career, Connally switched to the Republican party in 1973.

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