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Vernon Jordan

Vernon JordanAKA Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr.

Born: 15-Aug-1935
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Died: 1-Mar-2021
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Advisor to Bill Clinton

Longtime friend of President Bill Clinton.

Father: Vernon E. Jordan, Sr.
Mother: Mary Jordan
Brother: Windsor
Wife: Shirley (d. 1985)
Wife: Ann Dibble Jordan (m. 1986)
Daughter: Vickee

    High School: David T. Howard High School, Atlanta, GA (1953)
    University: BA, DePauw University, Green Castle, IN (1957)
    Law School: JD, Howard University Law School (1960)

    Lazard Senior Managing Director
    Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
    Member of the Board of American Express (1977-)
    Member of the Board of Asbury Automotive Group (2002-)
    Member of the Board of Clear Channel (2000-03)
    Member of the Board of Dow Jones (1982-2006)
    Member of the Board of J. C. Penney (1973-2003)
    Member of the Board of Lazard (2005-)
    Member of the Board of Revlon
    Member of the Board of R. J. Reynolds 1980
    Member of the Board of Sara Lee (-2005)
    Member of the Board of Union Carbide
    Member of the Board of Xerox (1974-2009)
    Barrick Gold Advisory Board
    Daimler Chrysler Advisory Board
    Alfalfa Club 1989, President (2003-04)
    America-Israel Friendship League U.S. National Advisory Board
    Bilderberg Group
    Bretton Woods Committee
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Economic Club of Washington, DC President (2004-)
    Ford Foundation Board of Directors
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Hillary
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Hillraiser 2008
    National Leadership PAC
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Obama for Illinois
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Rebuilding Together National Advisory Council
    Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights Board of Trustees
    Searchlight Leadership Fund
    Sharpton 2004
    Trilateral Commission
    United Negro College Fund Executive Director
    Urban Institute Life Trustee
    Urban League President (1972-81)
    Iraq Study Group
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President 2009
    Spingarn Medal 2001
    Assassination Attempt shot by Joseph Paul Franklin in Fort Wayne, IN (29-May-1980)
    Wedding: Jonathan M. Tisch and Laura S. Steinberg (1988)
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Wedding: Jack Welch and Suzy Wetlaufer (2004)
    Funeral: Henry Grunwald (2005) Honorary Pallbearer
    Funeral: Tim Russert (2008)
    Wedding: Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky (2010)

    A Lawyer Walks into a Bar... (27-Mar-2007) · Himself

Author of books:
Vernon Can Read! A Memoir (2001, memoir)

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