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William K. Reilly

William K. ReillyAKA William Kane Reilly

Born: 26-Jan-1940
Birthplace: Decatur, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: EPA Administrator, 1989-93

Military service: US Army (Capt., 1966-67, in Europe)

EPA Administrator under President George H.W. Bush, appointed by President Barack Obama to co-chair (with former Senator Bob Graham) the federal government's investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. In an uncommon personal flourish, he frequently bills himself as William Reilly JD in public documents, alluding to his law degree.

Wife: Elizabeth Bennett Buxton ("Libbie", two daughters)
Daughter: Katherine Buxton Reilly (environmental lawyer)
Daughter: Margaret Mahalah Reilly

    High School: Durfee High School, Fall River, MA (1958)
    University: BA History, Yale University (1962)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1965)
    University: MS Urban Planning, Columbia University (1971)
    Fellow: Institute of International Studies, Stanford University
    Administrator: Board of Directors, Yale University
    Administrator: Board of Advisors, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

    Aqua International Partners Partner, President, CEO (1997-)
    Texas Pacific Group Consultant (1994-97)
    US EPA Administrator (1989-93)
    World Wildlife Fund President (1985-89)
    The Conservation Foundation President (1973-89)
    US Official Staff, President's Council on Environmental Quality (1970-72)
    Member of the Board of Conoco (1998-2002)
    Member of the Board of Conoco-Phillips (2002-)
    Member of the Board of DuPont (1993-)
    Member of the Board of Eden Springs, Limited
    Member of the Board of Energy Future Holdings (2007-)
    Member of the Board of Enviance (2006-)
    Member of the Board of Evergreen Holdings
    Member of the Board of Ionics, Inc. (2000-)
    Member of the Board of Royal Caribbean (1998-)
    American Academy in Rome Trustee
    American Farmland Trust Chairman
    Bush-Cheney 2000
    Council on Foreign Relations
    David and Lucille Packard Foundation Trustee
    ERM Certification and Verification Services Advisory Board
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    George W. Bush for President
    Inter-American Dialogue
    John McCain 2008
    National Council for Science and the Environment
    National Geographic Society Trustee
    Natural Resources Council of America Board of Directors (past)
    Presidio Trust Trustee
    Republican National Committee

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