Richardson, Elliot L. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 1975
23rd United States Secretary of Commerce (1976-1977), United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1975-1976), 69th United States Attorney General (1973), 11th United States Secretary of Defense (1973), 9th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1970-1973), 25th United States Under Secretary of State (1969-1970). 52nd Attorney General of Massachusetts (1967-1969), 62nd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1965-1967), United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts (1959–1961).
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Richardson was associated with the Washington, D.C., office of the New York City law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, of which John J. McCloy was a founding partner. In the 1980s and early 1990s, Richardson was the attorney for Inslaw, Inc., an American software company which alleged that its software had been pirated by the U.S. Justice Department. In 1994, Richardson backed President Bill Clinton during his struggle against Paula Jones's charge of sexual harassment. In 1998, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
Activities in the Orangization:
North America, Currently in Government Service