|John F. Lehman|
AKA John F. Lehman, Jr.
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 9-11 Commission member
Military service: USAF Reserves; US Naval Reserves
Selected as member of the 9-11 Commission. Served under Henry Kissinger at the National Security Council (1969-74). As Secretary of the Navy for Ronald Reagan, Lehman advocated the buildup of a 600-ship Navy. He derided his many critics as "systems analysts", "armchair strategists", and "detentists."
Best quote: "Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat."
Wife: Barbara Weiland
High School: La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, PA (1960)
University: BS, Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia (1964)
University: MA, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University
University: PhD, University of Pennsylvania (1974)
J. F. Lehman & Co. Founder and Partner (1992-)
US Secretary of the Navy (1981-87)
Abington Corporation President (1977-81)
US National Security Council (1969-74)
Paine Webber Investment Banker
Member of the Board of Ball Corporation (1987-)
Member of the Board of OAO Technology Solutions, Inc.
Member of the Board of Sperry Marine, Inc. (as Chairman, 1993-96)
Brownback for President
George W. Bush for President
Center for Security Policy
Committee on the Present Danger
Foreign Policy Research Institute
The Heritage Foundation
Intercollegiate Studies Institute Weaver Fellowship recipient
John McCain 2008
McCain for Senate '98
Partnership for a Secure America Advisory Board
Project for the New American Century
Securing America's Future Energy Energy Security Leadership Council
Straight Talk America
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