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John C. Whitehead

John C. WhiteheadAKA John Cunningham Whitehead

Born: 2-Apr-1922
Birthplace: Evanston, IL
Died: 7-Feb-2015
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Deputy Secretary of State, 1985-89

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Wife: Helene Shannon ("Sandy", div.)
Wife: Jaan Chartener (div.)
Wife: Nancy Dickerson (reporter, d. 18-Oct-1997)
Wife: Cynthia Matthews (m. 2007, until his death)

    High School: Montclair High School, Montclair, NJ
    University: BA Economics, Haverford College (1943)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1947)
    Administrator: Overseer, Harvard University

    US Deputy Secretary of State (1985-89)
    Goldman Sachs Co-Chairman, with John L. Weinberg (1976-84)
    Goldman Sachs Senior Partner (1976-84)
    Goldman Sachs Partner (1956-76)
    Goldman Sachs (1947-56)
    Council for Excellence in Government
    Member of the Board of Federal Reserve Bank of New York (as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of Goldman Sachs (as Co-Chairman)
    Member of the Board of New York Stock Exchange
    Alexis de Tocqueville Institution Senior Advisory Board
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    American Council for Capital Formation Board of Directors
    Americans for Generational Equity Trustee
    Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Past Chairman
    Asia Society Honorary Life Trustee
    Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Advisory Council
    Atlantic Council Honorary Director
    Bilderberg Group
    Bretton Woods Committee
    Brookings Institution Chairman Emeritus
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Campaign America Inc.
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Committee on the Present Danger
    Common Good Advisory Board
    Council for a Community of Democracies Senior Advisor
    Council for National Policy
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    Friends of George Allen
    Friends of John Boehner
    Friends of Roy Blunt
    George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors
    George W. Bush for President
    J. Paul Getty Trust
    International Rescue Committee Chairman Emeritus
    Jifunze Project Advisory Board
    John McCain 2008
    Lower Manhattan Development Corporation Chairman (2001-06)
    McCain 2000
    McConnell Senate Committee '14
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    The Nature Conservancy Director
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Partnership for a Secure America Advisory Board
    Pilgrims Society
    Quayle 2000
    Romney for President
    Royal Institute of International Affairs Panel of Senior Advisers
    Securities Industry Association Chairman (past)
    Straight Talk America
    United Nations Association of the USA Chairman (past)
    US National Gallery of Art Trustee
    The Washington Center National Honorary Advisory Board
    World Trade Center Memorial Foundation Board of Directors
    Watson Institute Overseer
    Eagle Scout 1937
    Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

Author of books:
A Life in Leadership: From D-Day to Ground Zero (2005, memoir)

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