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John C. Whitehead
9th United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
1985–1989
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Kenneth W. Dam
Succeeded by Lawrence Eagleburger
Personal details
Born
John Cunningham Whitehead

(1922-04-02)April 2, 1922
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Died February 7, 2015(2015-02-07) (aged 92)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Cynthia Matthews Whitehead
Alma mater Haverford College
Harvard Business School
Occupation Investment banker
Political appointee

John Cunningham Whitehead (April 2, 1922 – February 7, 2015) was an American banker and civil servant. He was a board member of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (WTC Memorial Foundation). He was chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. Whitehead served as United States Deputy Secretary of State under the Ronald Reagan administration from 1985 through 1989.


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