|63rd United States Secretary of State|
January 20, 1993 – January 17, 1997
|Deputy||Clifton R. Wharton, Jr. (1993–1994)|
Strobe Talbott (1994–1997)
|Preceded by||Lawrence Eagleburger|
|Succeeded by||Madeleine Albright|
|5th United States Deputy Secretary of State|
February 26, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Leader||Cyrus Vance (1977–1980)|
Edmund Muskie (1980–1981)
|Preceded by||Charles W. Robinson|
|Succeeded by||William P. Clark, Jr.|
|7th United States Deputy Attorney General|
March 10, 1967 – January 20, 1969
|President||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Preceded by||Ramsey Clark|
|Succeeded by||Richard G. Kleindienst|
|Born||Warren Minor Christopher|
October 27, 1925
Scranton, North Dakota, U.S.
|Died||March 18, 2011 (aged 85)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Joan Southgate Workman (divorced)|
Marie Wyllis (m. 1956 – his death)
|Children||Lynn, Scott, Thomas, Kristen|
|Residence||Century City, California, U.S.|
Carpinteria, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Southern California (B.A.)|
Stanford Law School (J.D.)
|Profession||Lawyer, diplomat, public servant|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1942–1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
Christopher served as the 63rd Secretary of State under Bill Clinton's presidency. He also served as Deputy Attorney General in the Lyndon B. Johnson administration, and as Deputy Secretary of State in the Jimmy Carter administration.
At the time of his death, he was a Senior Partner at O'Melveny & Myers in the firm's Century City, California, office. He also served as a professor in the College Honors Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. At the behest of Al Gore, Christopher oversaw the Vice President's Florida recount effort in the aftermath of the disputed United States presidential election, 2000.
Personal life[change | change source]
He married Joan Workman during the 1940s. They had two children. They soon filed for a divorce. Christopher soon remarried in 1956. They had two children. Their marriage would last until his death in 2011. Christopher lived in Los Angeles and in Century City, California.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Robert D. Hershey Jr. (March 19, 2011). "Warren Christopher, Ex-Secretary of State, Dies at 85". The New York Times.
- Tripp, Leslie (2011-03-19). "Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher dies". CNN. Retrieved 2011-03-19.
- "Former US Secretary of State Warren Christopher dies". BBC. March 19, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2011.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Warren Christopher at Wikimedia Commons