Wilton Persons

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Wilton Persons
3rd White House Chief of Staff
In office
October 7, 1958 – January 20, 1961
PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded bySherman Adams
Succeeded byKenneth O'Donnell (Appointments Secretary)
Personal details
Born
Wilton Burton Persons

(1896-01-19)January 19, 1896
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
DiedSeptember 5, 1977(1977-09-05) (aged 81)
Arlington County, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationAuburn University (BS)
Harvard University (MBA)

Wilton Burton "Jerry" Persons (January 19, 1896 – September 5, 1977) was an American politician. He was the White House Chief of Staff to President Dwight D. Eisenhower from October 7, 1958 until January 20, 1961.

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