John Ehrlichman

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John Ehrlichman
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Ehrlichman as Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs, May 13, 1969
12th White House Counsel
In office
1969–1970
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by Larry Eugene Temple
Succeeded by John Dean
Personal details
Born John Daniel Ehrlichman
(1925-03-20)March 20, 1925
Tacoma, Washington,
United States
Died February 14, 1999(1999-02-14) (aged 73)
Atlanta, Georgia,
United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Karen Hilliard (3rd marriage)
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Stanford Law School (J.D.)
Profession Lawyer
Religion Christian Science

John Daniel Ehrlichman (March 20, 1925 – February 14, 1999) was an American civil servant and criminal. He worked as counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon.

He was an important person in events leading to the Watergate scandal. He was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and perjury. He served a year and a half in prison for his crimes.

Ehrlichman died in Atlanta, Georgia from diabetes after refusing to receive any more dialysis treatments. He was 73 years old.

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