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Paul Volcker

Paul VolckerAKA Paul Adolph Volcker, Jr.

Born: 5-Sep-1927
Birthplace: Cape May, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1979-87

Father: Paul A. Volcker (d. 20-Feb-1960)
Mother: Alma Klippel Volcker
Sister: Ruth
Sister: Louise
Sister: Virginia
Wife: Barbara Marie Bahnson (m. 11-Sep-1954, d. 14-Jun-1998, one son, one daughter)
Wife: Anke Dening (m. Feb-2010)

    High School: Teaneck High School, Teaneck, NJ (1945)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1949)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1951)
    Fellow: London School of Economics (1951-52)

    US Federal Reserve Chairman (1979-87)
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York President (1975-79)
    Chase Manhattan Bank VP (1965-68)
    Chase Manhattan Bank Economist (1956-61)
    Power Corporation of Canada International Advisory Board
    American Assembly Trustee
    American Council on Germany Honorary Vice Chairman
    American Philosophical Society 1998
    Aspen Institute
    Bill Bradley for President
    Bretton Woods Committee Co-Chairman (former)
    Center for Public Integrity Advisory Council
    Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Board of Directors
    Concord Coalition
    Drug Policy Alliance Honorary Board
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Group of Thirty Chairman
    Institute for International Economics Board of Directors
    Japan Society Life Director
    National Association for Business Economics Fellow
    National Economists Club Board of Governors
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Pilgrims Society
    Trilateral Commission
    The Washington Center National Honorary Advisory Board
    Women's Economic Round Table Honorary Committee
    Cosmos Club Award 1984
    Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Reagan (23-Jan-2011) · Himself
    Inside Job (2-Feb-2010) · Himself

Author of books:
Changing Fortunes: The World's Money and the Threat to American Leadership (1992, economics)

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