Casey, William J.

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Dates:
Birth 1913-03-13
Death 1987-05-06
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1913 March 13: Born, Elmhurst, Long Island, New York
  • 1934: B.S., Fordham University
  • 1937: J.D., St. John's University. Admitted to New York bar
  • 1941: Married Sophia Kurz
  • 1943 - 1945 : Member, Office of Strategic Services, stationed in London
  • 1950: Founder, Institute for Business Planning. Subsequently author of a series of its reference publications on business law
  • 1957 - 1971 : Partner, Hall, Casey, Dickler and Howley law firm
  • 1966: Unsuccessful candidate for Congress, New York
  • 1969 - 1970 : Member, Presidential Task Force on International Development
  • 1971 - 1973 : Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 1973 - 1974 : Under secretary of state for economic affairs
  • 1973 - 1975 : Member, Commission on the Organization of the Government for the Conduct of Foreign Policy
  • 1974 - 1976 : President and chairman, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • 1976: Author, Where and How the War Was Fought: An Armchair Tour of the American Revolution
  • 1976 - 1977 : Member, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board Chairman, Small Business Administration Task Force on Venture and Equity Capital for Small Business
  • 1976 - 1981 : Member, Rogers and Wells law firm
  • 1980: Director, Ronald Reagan presidential election campaign
  • 1980 - 1981 : Chairman, Presidential Transition Team
  • 1981 - 1987 : Director, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1987 May 6: Died, Glen Cove, New York
  • 1988: Author, The Secret War against Hitler (published posthumously)
  • 1989: Author, Scouting the Future: The Public Speeches of William J. Casey (published posthumously)

From the guide to the William J. Casey papers, 1928-1996, 1928-1996, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945--Secret service
  • Intelligence service--United States
  • United States--Foreign relations--1981-1989
  • Secret service--United States
  • Pioneers
  • Finance, Public--United States
  • United States--Foreign relations--1969-1974

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  • Minnesota--Scott County (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Presidents (as recorded)
  • Scott County (Minn.) (as recorded)
  • Cedar Lake (Minn. : Township) (as recorded)