Christopher, Warren M. - from United States

ID: 273379
Organization: TTC
Country of meeting: in the year 1975

US Secretary of State, 1993-97. Lawyer, diplomat, and politician. During Bill Clinton's first term as president, Christopher served as the 63rd Secretary of State.

Born in Scranton, North Dakota, Christopher clerked for Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas after graduating from Stanford Law School. During World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater as a member of the United States Naval Reserve. He became a partner in the firm of O'Melveny & Myers and served as Deputy Attorney General from 1967 to 1969 under President Lyndon B. Johnson. He served as Deputy Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter, holding that position from 1977 to 1981. In 1991, he chaired the Christopher Commission, which investigated the Los Angeles Police Department in the wake of the Rodney King incident

O'Melveny and Myers Senior Partner (1997-2011)
US Secretary of State (20-Jan-1993 to 17-Jan-1997)
US Deputy Secretary of State (1977-81)
O'Melveny and Myers Partner (1969-77)
US Deputy Attorney General (1967-69)
O'Melveny and Myers Partner (1958-59)
O'Melveny and Myers Associate (1950-58)
Law Clerk for William O. Douglas (1949-50)

Activities in the Orangization:
North America