Zwick, Charles J. - from United States

ID: 34479
Organization: CFR-D
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017

Civil servant who served as director of the United States' Office of Management and Budget from January 29, 1968 until January 21, 1969 under the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson.

He served in the military from 1946 to 1948. Zwick attended the University of Connecticut. A college room mate of the late Bernard P. Dzielinski (of Terryville, CT), Mr. Zwick earned a bachelor's degree in economics in 1950 and a master's degree in agricultural economics in 1951. He earned a doctorate from Harvard University in 1954 and served for two years as a professor at the institution. He worked for the RAND Corporation from 1956 through 1963, where he researched American military and economic assistance programs for Southeast Asian nations.

Zwick joined the Bureau of the Budget in 1965, serving as its deputy director until 1968. During his tenure, Zwick became the last director to submit to Congress a proposal for a balanced budget. He left government at the end of the Johnson administration. Zwick then took a position as CEO of Southeast Banking Corporation, and he served in this capacity for 22 years until his resignation in 1991 due to loses pertaining to real estate investments. Zwick died of cancer in Coral Gables, Florida on April 20, 2018.

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