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  Christopher, Warren Minor
NameWarren Minor Christopher
, California , United States
Born October 27, 1925
DiedMarch 18, 2011 (85 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedJuan Croniqueur
Nov 30, 2015 05:51pm
Tags U.S. National Reserve -
InfoBorn in Scranton, North Dakota, on October 27, 1925;
Graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. from the University of Southern California in 1945;
Member of the United States Naval Reserve with active duty as an ensign in the Pacific Theatre, 1943-1946;
Received an LL.B. from Stanford University Law School in 1949;
Served as law clerk to Justice William O. Douglas of the United States Supreme Court, 1949-1950;
Member of the O'Melveny and Myers law firm from 1950-1967, becoming a partner in 1958;
Married Marie Josephine Wyllis, December 21, 1956;
Special Counsel to California Governor Edmund G. Brown in 1959;
Special consultant on foreign economic problems to Under Secretary of State George W. Ball, 1961-1965;
Chairman of the Standing Committee on Aeronautical Law of the American Bar Association, 1966-1967;
Deputy Attorney General, 1967-1969;
Chairman of U.S. delegations to U.S.-Japan Cotton Textile Negotiations in 1961;
President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1974-1975;
Deputy Secretary of State, 1977-1981;
Chairman of O'Melveny and Myers, 1981-1993;
Vice Chairman of the Council of Foreign Relations, 1982-1991;
Director of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council from 1987 to 1982; transition chief to President-elect William Jefferson Clinton, 1992;
Sworn in as the 63rd Secretary of State on January 20, 1993 and served until January 17, 1997


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