James A. Baker III Oral History collection, 1991-2016
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Dole, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1923-2021
Robert Joseph Dole (July 22, 1923 – December 5, 2021) was an American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996. He was the Republican Leader of the Senate during the final 11 years of his tenure, including three nonconsecutive years as Senate Majority Leader. Prior to his 27 years in the Senate, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. Dole was also the Republican presidential nominee in the 1996 election and t...
Sununu, John E. (John Edward), 1964-
John Edward Sununu (born September 10, 1964) is an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's 1st congressional district from 1997 to 2003 and as U.S. Senator from New Hampshire from 2003 to 2009. He is the only Salvadoran American ever elected to the U.S. Congress. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he graduated from Salem High School in Salem, New Hampshire before earning a B.S. and M.S. from the Massach...
Fielding, Fred F. (Fred Fisher), 1939-
Fitzwater, Marlin, 1942-
Genscher, Hans-Dietrich, 1927-2016
Greenspan, Alan, 1926-
Edwards, Mickey, 1937-
Marvin Henry "Mickey" Edwards (born July 12, 1937) is an American lawyer, academic, and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he notably served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 5th congressional district between 1977 and 1993. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he attended the public schools there before earning a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma and a J.D. from Oklahoma City University Law School. Edwards served as a reporter and editor for the Oklahoma City Times from ...
Duberstein, Kenneth M. (Kenneth Marc), 1944-
Kenneth Marc Duberstein was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 21, 1944. He attended Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania and received an internship in Washington working for Senator Jacob Javits. During his internship, Duberstein earned a Master’s degree in American Political Dynamics from American University. He attended New York Law School for a year, then returned to Franklin and Marshall as an administrative assistant to its president. Duberstein was hired by the General Services...
Cheney, Richard B. (Richard Bruce), 1941-
Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 46th vice president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He has been cited as the most powerful vice president in American history. He is also one of the most unpopular politicians in the history of the US, holding an approval rating of just 13% at the time of leaving office. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cheney grew up there and later in Casper, Wyoming. He attended Yale and then the Univ...
Bush, George, 1924-2018
George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...
Carlucci, Frank C. (Frank Charles), 1930-2018
Baker, Susan Garrett, 1938-
Susan Garrett Baker, a native of Texas, was active in public life as the wife of former Secretary of State James Baker, whom she married in 1973. She founded the National Alliance to End Homelessness, and was its co-chair for three decades....
Kemp, Jack, 1935-2009
Biographical Note 1935, July 13 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1957 B.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, Calif. 1957 1969 Professional football player ...
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Kimmitt, Robert M. (Robert Michael), 1947-
Meese, Edwin, 1931-
Edwin Meese (b. 1931), also known as Edmund Meese, was born in Oakland, California. He served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States from 1985 to 1988. In 1953, Meese graduated from Yale University, and holds a law degree from the University of California. He worked as assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California before joining Governor Ronald Reagan's staff in 1967. Meese was legal affairs secretary from 1967 to o 1968 and as executive assistant and chief of sta...
Pickering, Thomas Reeve, 1931-
Scowcroft, Brent, 1925-2020
Brent Scowcroft (b. Mar. 19, 1925, Ogden, Utah), retired air force officer and government official. From the description of Scowcroft, Brent, 1925- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567887 ...
Zoellick, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 1953-
Robert Bruce Zoellick was born on July 25, 1953, in Evergreen Park, Illinois. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A in 1975, and from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1981 with his M.P.P. He served as Under Secretary for Economic and Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department, and in 1992 and 1993 was deputy chief of staff at the White House and assistant to President George Bush. From the description of Zoellick, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 19...
Shultz, George Pratt, 1920-
George Pratt Shultz was born December 13, 1920, in New York, New York, son of Birl E. and Margaret Pratt Shultz. He married Helena Marie O''Brien in 1946. He received a B.A. in economics from Princeton University in 1942. That same year he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served until 1945, attaining the rank of Captain. In 1949, he earned a Ph.D. in industrial economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). From 1948 to 1957, he taught in both the MIT Department of Economics and...
Spencer, Stuart K., 1927-
Simpson, Alan K. (Alan Kooi), 1931-
Former United States Senator Alan Kooi Simpson was born September 2, 1931, in Denver, Colorado, the second son of former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Milward Lee Simpson and Lorna Kooi Simpson. He attended public schools in Cody, Wyoming, and spent a post-graduate year at Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, before entering college. He entered the University of Wyoming in 1950 and received a bachelor of science in law degree in 1954. While at the university, he was ...
Malek, Frederic V. (Frederic Vincent), 1936-2019
Frederic Vincent Malek (b. 1936) was a finance company executive and governmental official. He was Deputy Under Secretary for the Department of Health, Education and Welfare from 1969 to 1970, and from 1970 to 1973 he was Special Assistant to the President for Personnel. As Special Assistant to President Nixon, he recruited and evaluated candidates for Presidential and other high-level appointed positions. From 1973 to 1975 he was Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and from ...
Laxalt, Paul, 1922-2018
Hamilton, Lee, 1931-
Lee Herbert Hamilton was born April 20, 1931, in Daytona Beach, Florida, attended the public schools of Evansville, Indiana, excelling in basketball, and graduated from De Pauw University, 1952. He studied at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1952 and 1953, and graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1956. He went into private practice in Columbus, Indiana, and became active in the Bartholomew County Young Democrats. He was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth...
Deaver, Michael K. (Michael Keith), 1938-2007
Tutwiler, Margaret, 1950-
Baker, James, 1930-
James Addison Baker III was a central figure in the presidential administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Baker served as Reagan's White House Chief of Staff from 1980 to 1985 and Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988, and as Bush's Secretary of State from 1989-1992. Baker also led presidential campaigns for both Bush and Reagan, as well as Gerald Ford, over the course of five consecutive presidential elections from 1976 to 1992. Along with Bush, he was one o...
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
On June 2, 1992, Dr. Richard J. Stoll, Director for the Center for the Study of Institutions and Values, as well as a professor of Political Science, sent a memo to then Rice President George Rupp. In this memo, Stoll suggested that Rice approach then Secretary of State James A. Baker III for the beginnings of a "James Baker Institute". Rupp responded favorably to Stoll's memo and thus the Baker Institute was born. On March 31, 1993, Secretary Baker gave a speech accepti...
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