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William J. Perry

William J. PerryAKA William James Perry

Born: 11-Oct-1927
Birthplace: Vandergrift, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Defense, 1994-97

Military service: US Army Corps of Engineers (1946-47); US Army Reserves (1950-55 2nd Lt.)

Father: Edward Perry (grocer)
Mother: Mabelle Estelle Dunlop
Wife: Leonilla Mary Green (m. 1947, three sons, two daughters)

    High School: Butler High School, Butler, PA (1945)
    University: BS Mathematics, Stanford University (1949)
    University: MS Mathematics, Stanford University (1950)
    University: PhD Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University (1957)
    Professor: Stanford University (1989-92)

    US Secretary of Defense (1994-97 under Bill Clinton)
    Hambrecht & Quist EVP (1981-85)
    ESL President (1964-77)
    GTE Laborator Director (1954-64)
    Member of the Board of In-Q-Tel
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow
    Atlantic Council Board of Directors
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Center for a New American Security Board of Directors
    Friends of Hillary
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow
    John Kerry for President
    Los Alamos National Security, LLC Board of Directors
    Nuclear Threat Initiative Board Member
    Our Military Kids, Inc. Advisory Board
    Partnership for a Secure America Advisory Board
    Trilateral Commission
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1997
    Rumford Prize 2008 (shared)
    Iraq Study Group
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Wedding: William Cohen and Janet Langhart (1996)
    Traveled to North Korea May-1999


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