|75th United States Attorney General|
February 25, 1985 – July 5, 1988
|Preceded by||William French Smith|
|Succeeded by||Dick Thornburgh|
Edwin Meese III
December 2, 1931
|Alma mater||Yale University
University of California-Berkeley
|Branch/service||United States Army|
Edwin "Ed" Meese, III (born December 2, 1931) is an American attorney, law professor, and author.
He served under Ronald Reagan's administration back when Reagan was Governor (1967–1974), the Reagan Presidential Transition Team (1980), and under Reagan's presidential administration (1981–1985). Meese was the 75th Attorney General of the United States (1985–1988), a position from which he resigned while serving in office under investigation from a special prosecutor.
- With Reagan, 1992, Regnery Gateway, 0-89526-522-2
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