Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis), 1939-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1939-05-12
Death 2003-02-10
English, Chinese, Russian

Biographical notes:

Ronald Louis Ziegler (b. 1939) served as Press Secretary to President Richard M. Nixon from 1969 to 1974, and was Assistant to President Nixon from 1973 to 1974.

From the description of Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis), 1939- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609545

White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator.

From the description of Ronald L. Ziegler papers, 1956-1999 (bulk 1969-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 624173154

Biographical Note

  • 1939, May 12: Born, Covington, Ky.
  • 1957 - 1958 : Student, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1960: Married Nancy Lee Plessinger
  • 1961: B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1961 - 1962 : Press director, California Republican Central Committee Salesman, Proctor & Gamble Distributing Co., Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1962: Press aide to Richard M. Nixon's unsuccessful California gubernatorial campaign
  • 1962 - 1968 : Account representative, J. Walter Thompson Co., Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1968 - 1969 : Press aide to President Richard M. Nixon during 1968 presidential campaign and transition period
  • 1969 - 1974 : Press secretary to President Richard M. Nixon
  • 1973 - 1974 : Assistant to President Richard M. Nixon
  • 1974 - 1975 : Assistant to former President Richard M. Nixon, San Clemente, Calif.
  • 1975 - 1980 : Managing director and senior vice-president of international services, Syska and Hennessy, Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • 1980 - 1987 : President, National Association of Truck Stop Operators, Alexandria, Va.
  • 1987 - 1999 : President and chief executive officer, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va.
  • 2003, Feb. 10: Died, Coronado, Calif.

From the guide to the Ronald L. Ziegler Papers, 1956-1999, (bulk 1969-1974), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Peace
  • Presidents--Elections--1968
  • Presidents--United States--Election--1968
  • Political corruption
  • Presidents--Press coverage--United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Presidents--Press coverage
  • Prisoners of war
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons
  • Political corruption--United States
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974

Occupations:

  • Press secretaries
  • Executives
  • Presidential assistants

Places:

  • China (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)