Casey, William J.

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  • 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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Moe Berg papers, 1922-1975 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Melich, Tanya. Tanya M. Melich papers, 1950-2000. University at Albany, University Libraries
referencedIn Alexander Meigs Haig Papers, 1962-1982, (bulk 1973-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Donald T. Regan Papers, 1919-1993, (bulk 1981-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1872, 1932-1997 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Alexander Meigs Haig Papers, 1962-1982, (bulk 1973-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Casey, William J. Historical sketch of the early settlements of the township of Cedar Lake, Scott County, Minnesota, from May, 1855 to January, 1939, [1939?]. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Paul Van der Stricht papers, 1943-1977 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf William J. Casey papers, 1928-1996 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Regan, Donald T. Papers, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bancroft, Mary. Papers, 1872-1997 (inclusive), 1932-1987 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Casey, William J. Remarks at the award of the Donovan Medal to the Prime Minister of Great Britain Margaret Thatcher, 28 Feb. 1981 / by William J. Casey. United States. Central Intelligence Agency
referencedIn Caspar W. Weinberger Papers, 1910-2005, (bulk 1951-2005) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John W. Dean III's Files, 7/9/1970 - 4/30/1973 Richard Nixon Library
referencedIn Regan, Donald T. Papers of Donald T. Regan, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Weinberger, Caspar W. Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 (bulk 1951-2005). Library of Congress
referencedIn Persico, Joseph E. Joseph E. Persico papers, 1910-2003. University at Albany, University Libraries
creatorOf Berg, Moe, 1902-1972. Moe Berg papers, 1922-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn White House Staff Member and Office Files (Nixon Administration). 1/20/1969 - 8/9/1974. J. Fred Buzhardt's Files
referencedIn Papers, 1872, 1932-1997 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Van der Stricht, Paul. Paul Van der Stricht papers, 1943-1977. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Casey, William J. After dinner speech to the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1981 [New York] / by William J. Casey. United States. Central Intelligence Agency
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Oval Office tape number 479 Richard Nixon Library
creatorOf Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City. Letter, 1935, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Bancroft, Mary. person
associatedWith Berg, Moe, 1902-1972. person
associatedWith Casey family. person
associatedWith Donovan, William J. (William Joseph), 1883-1959. person
associatedWith Export-Import Bank of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. corporateBody
correspondedWith Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010. person
associatedWith MARY BANCROFT, 1903-1997 person
associatedWith Melich, Tanya. person
associatedWith Mulligan, Hercules, 1740-1825. person
associatedWith Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City. corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
associatedWith Persico, Joseph E. person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald. person
associatedWith Regan, Donald T. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Thatcher, Margaret. person
associatedWith United States. Central Intelligence Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Strategic Services. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Securities and Exchange Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Van der Stricht, Paul person
associatedWith Van der Stricht, Paul. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Minnesota--Scott County
United States
Presidents
Scott County (Minn.)
Cedar Lake (Minn. : Township)
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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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Birth 1913-03-13

Death 1987-05-06

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