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Colin Powell

Colin PowellAKA Colin Luther Powell

Born: 5-Apr-1937
Birthplace: Bronx, NY [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Military
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 2001-05

Military service: US Army (1958-93)

[1] Hunts Point, Bronx, NY.

Father: Luther Powell
Mother: Maud Ariel (McKoy) Powell
Sister: Marilyn Powell
Wife: Alma Vivian Johnson
Michael Powell (FCC chairman)
Daughter: Linda
Daughter: Annmarie

    High School: Morris High School, Bronx, NY (1954)
    University: BS Geology, City College of New York (1958)
    Military College: Army Command and General Staff College (1968)
    University: MBA, George Washington University (1971)
    Administrator: Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Combat Development Activity, Army Command and General Staff College (1982-83)
    Trustee: Howard University

    Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Limited Partner (2005-)
    US Secretary of State (2001-05)
    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989-93)
    White House National Security Advisor (1987-89)
    White House Deputy National Security Advisor (1987)
    Member of the Board of AOL
    Member of the Board of Gulfstream Aerospace
    Forstmann Little & Co. Advisory Board
    Academy of Achievement 1988
    Alfalfa Club President (1996-97)
    Alfalfa Club 1988
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    American Philosophical Society 1998
    American Success PAC
    AmeriCares Advisory Committee
    Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Honorary Member, Board of Directors
    Bohemian Grove
    Children's Health Fund Chair, Advisory Board (1996-2000)
    Eisenhower Fellowships Chairman
    Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies Honorary Patron
    Friends of George Allen
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors
    George W. Bush for President
    International Rescue Committee Overseer
    John McCain 2008
    McCain 2000
    McCain for Senate '98
    Millennium Challenge Corporation Board of Directors
    US National Gallery of Art Trustee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Trustee
    Army Distinguished Service Medal
    Bronze Star
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal
    Legion of Merit
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993
    Purple Heart
    Silver Buffalo
    Spingarn Medal 1991
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    George C. Marshall Award 2003
    White House Fellows (1972-73)
    Dubya Nickname Balloonfoot
    Dubya Ranch Hand Jan-2001
    Wedding: Alan Greenspan and Andrea Mitchell (1997)
    Funeral: Gerald Ford (2007)
    Audience with the Pope 2-Jun-2003
    Prostate Surgery (2003)
    Jamaican Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

    Ethos (10-Feb-2011) · Himself
    Transcendent Man (5-Nov-2009) · Himself

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Colin Powell

Author of books:
My American Journey (1995, memoir)
It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership (2012, memoir)

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