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Ken Duberstein

Ken DubersteinAKA Kenneth M. Duberstein

Born: 21-Apr-1944
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1988-89

A Deputy Secretary of Labor under President Gerald Ford, Duberstein became an aide to Ronald Reagan for legislative issues in 1981, becoming Deputy Chief of Staff in 1987, then Reagan's final White House Chief of Staff, succeeding Howard Baker. He was later a political advisor to Senator John McCain.

In addition to his advisorial capacity, Duberstein is Chairman and CEO of the influential lobbying firm Duberstein Group. Among their clients is Monsanto, for which they lobbied to remove the "Delaney Clause", a restriction on introducing known carcinogens into processed foods sold to consumers.

Played by Mandy Patinkin in Strange Justice.

Wife: Sydney Duberstein (div.)

    University: AB, Franklin and Marshall College (1965)
    University: MA, American University (1966)
    Administrator: Trustee, Franklin and Marshall College
    Administrator: Trustee, Johns Hopkins University

    The Duberstein Group CEO (consulting, 1989-)
    White House Chief of Staff (1988-89)
    White House Deputy Chief of Staff (1987-88)
    Timmons & Company VP (1984-86)
    White House Staff Assistant to the President, Legislative Affairs (1981-83)
    Congressional Staff to Sen. Jacob K. Javits
    US Official Dir. of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (Ford administration)
    Committee for Economic Development VP (1976-80)
    Member of the Board of Boeing (1997-)
    Member of the Board of Conoco-Phillips (2000-)
    Member of the Board of The Duberstein Group (as Chairman, 1989-)
    Member of the Board of Fannie Mae (1998-2007)
    Member of the Board of Mack-Cali Realty
    Member of the Board of Promontory Interfinancial Network
    Member of the Board of St. Paul Companies
    Member of the Board of The Travelers Companies (1998-)
    Monsanto Lobbyist
    Alfalfa Club 1999
    America-Israel Friendship League U.S. National Advisory Board
    American Council for Capital Formation Board of Directors
    American Enterprise Institute
    American Gaming Association (employed on a contractual basis, 1995-)
    American Success PAC
    Americans for a Republican Majority
    America's Majority Trust
    Ashcroft 2000
    Brookings Institution Board Member
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Bush-Quayle '88
    Bush-Quayle '92
    Campaign America Inc.
    Campaign for America's Future
    Cantor for Congress
    Committee to Elect Lindsey Graham
    Council on Foreign Relations Board of Directors
    DeMint for Senate Committee
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Every Republican is Crucial PAC
    Friends of George Allen
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Friends of Newt Gingrich
    Friends of Roy Blunt
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    Grow PAC
    Hudson Institute Trustee Emeritus
    John McCain 2008
    Kay Bailey Hutchison for Senate
    Keep Our Mission PAC
    Kennedy Center Honorary Trustee
    Lindsey Graham for Senate
    McCain 2000
    McCain for Senate '98
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    National Alliance to End Homelessness Board of Directors
    National Center for Democracy Board of Directors
    National Endowment for Democracy Board of Directors
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    New Republican Majority Fund
    Newt 2012
    Northern Lights PAC
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Pioneer PAC
    Rand Paul for US Senate 2010
    Republican National Committee
    Santorum 2000
    Santorum 2006
    Straight Talk America
    Thousands of South Dakotans for Bill Janklow for Congress
    Tom Delay Congressional Committee
    Trilateral Commission
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Wedding: Steven Mnuchin and Louise Linton (2017)
    Risk Factors: Obesity

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