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Arthur Levitt
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Arthur Levitt at Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012
25th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
In office
July 1993 – February 9, 2001
President Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded by Richard C. Breeden
Succeeded by Harvey Pitt
Personal details
Born February 3, 1931 (1931-02-03) (age 90)
Brooklyn, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Marylin Blauner
Alma mater Williams College (B.A.)

Arthur Levitt Jr. (born February 3, 1931) is an American journalist and politician. He was the twenty-fifth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 1993 to 2001. Since May 2001 he has been employed as a senior adviser at the Carlyle Group. Levitt previously served as a policy advisor to Goldman Sachs and is a Director of Bloomberg LP, parent of Bloomberg News.

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