|75th United States Attorney General|
February 25, 1985 – July 5, 1988
|Preceded by||William French Smith|
|Succeeded by||Dick Thornburgh|
Edwin Meese III
December 2, 1931
|Alma mater||Yale University|
University of California-Berkeley
|Branch/service||United States Army|
Edwin "Ed" Meese, III (born December 2, 1931) is an American attorney, law professor, and author.
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
He served under Ronald Reagan's administration back when Reagan was Governor (1967–1974), the Reagan Presidential Transition Team (1980), and under Reagan's presidential administration (1981–1985). Meese was the 75th Attorney General of the United States (1985–1988), a position from which he resigned while serving in office under investigation from a special prosecutor.
Honors[change | change source]
Books[change | change source]
- Judicial Tyranny: The New Kings of America? - contributing author (Amerisearch, 2005) ISBN 0-9753455-6-7
- The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, ISBN 1-59698-001-X
- With Reagan, 1992, Regnery Gateway, 0-89526-522-2
References[change | change source]
- Edwin Meese profile, NNDB
- Cassidy, John. "What Ed Meese's Presidential Medal of Freedom Says About the G.O.P. and Impeachment". The New Yorker. Retrieved October 12, 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
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