William H. Webster

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William H. Webster
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Chairperson of the Homeland Security Advisory Council
Assumed office
August 10, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
DeputyJames Schlesinger
Gary Hart
Bill Bratton
Preceded byPosition established
14th Director of Central Intelligence
In office
May 26, 1987 – September, 1991
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byWilliam Casey
Succeeded byRobert Gates
3rd Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
In office
February 23, 1978 – May 25, 1987
PresidentJimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Preceded byJames Adams (Acting)
Succeeded byJohn Otto (Acting)
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
In office
July 18, 1973 – February 22, 1978
Nominated byRichard Nixon
Preceded byMarion Matthes
Succeeded byTheodore McMillian
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
In office
December 21, 1970 – July 18, 1973
Nominated byRichard Nixon
Preceded bySeat established
Succeeded byJohn Nangle
Personal details
Born
William Hedgcock Webster

(1924-03-06) March 6, 1924 (age 95)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Drusilla Lane Webster
(1950-1984; her death),
Lynda Clugston
(1990-present)
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
Alma materAmherst College
Washington University in St. Louis

William Hedgcock Webster (born March 6, 1924) is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1978 to 1987 and Director of Central Intelligence from 1987 to 1991.

Webster was born on March 6, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri.[1] He studied at Amherst College and at Washington University in St. Louis. Webster was married to Drusilla Lane Webster from 1950 until her death in 1984. They had three children. He married Lynda Clugston in 1990. He now lives in Washington, D.C..

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Other websites[change | change source]

  • "Federal Bureau of Investigation: Directors, Then and Now". Retrieved 2010-04-26.