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Andrew Brimmer

Andrew BrimmerAKA Andrew Felton Brimmer

Born: 13-Sep-1926
Birthplace: Newellton, LA
Died: 7-Oct-2012
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist, Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Federal Reserve Governor, 1966-74

Military service: US Army (1945-46)

Father: Andrew Brimmer (sharecropper)
Mother: Vellar Davis
Sister: Antonnette Bland
Sister: Josie Brisca
Brother: George W. Brimmer
Wife: Doris Millicent Scott (m. 1953, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Esther Diane Brimmer (b. 1962)

    University: BA Economics, University of Washington (1950)
    University: MA Economics, University of Washington (1951)
    University: PhD Economics, Harvard University (1957)
    Professor: Economics, Michigan State University (1958-61)
    Professor: University of Pennsylvania (1961-63)

    US Federal Reserve Governor (1966-74)
    Member of the Board of Bank of America
    Member of the Board of Bellsouth
    Member of the Board of DuPont (1974-97)
    Member of the Board of Gannett (1980-97)
    Member of the Board of Navistar International (1976-97)
    Member of the Board of UAL Corporation
    Aspen Institute 1985
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Economists for Peace and Security Trustee
    John O. Marsh Institute Honorary Member, Advisory Committee
    National Association for Business Economics Fellow
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies Trustee
    Fulbright India 1952
    Fulbright Sudan 1958

Author of books:
Life Insurance Companies in the Capital Markets (1962)

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