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W. Michael Blumenthal

W. Michael BlumenthalAKA Werner Michael Blumenthal

Born: 3-Jan-1926
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Treasury, 1977-79

Father: Ewald Blumenthal
Mother: Rose Valerie Markt
Wife: (three daughters)
Wife: Barbara Bennett (one son)

    University: BS Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley (1951)
    University: PhD, Princeton University
    Professor: Economics, Princeton University (1953-56)
    Administrator: Trustee, Humboldt University of Berlin

    US Secretary of the Treasury (23-Jan-1977 to 4-Aug-1979, under Jimmy Carter)
    US State Department Deputy Trade Negotiator (1963-67)
    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary (1961-63)
    Bendix CEO (1972-77)
    Bendix President and COO (1971-72)
    Burroughs CEO (1981-86)
    Unisys CEO (1986-90)
    Member of the Board of Bendix (1967-77, as Chairman, 1972-77)
    Member of the Board of Burroughs (1979-86)
    Member of the Board of Unisys (1986-90)
    Dean for America
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Gore 2000
    International Rescue Committee Overseer
    National Committee on US-China Relations Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors
    Obama for America
    Naturalized US Citizen 1952

Author of books:
The Invisible Wall: 300 Years of a German-Jewish Family (1998)


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