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John P. Walters
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5th Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
In office
December 7, 2001 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Barry McCaffrey
Succeeded by Gil Kerlikowske
In office
January 20, 1993 – July 19, 1993
Acting
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Bob Martinez
Succeeded by Lee Brown
Personal details
Born February 8, 1952 (1952-02-08) (age 68)
Political party Republican
Education Michigan State University (BA)
University of Toronto (MA)

John P. Walters (born February 8, 1952) is an American politician. He is a former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). He held that position from December 7, 2001 to January 20, 2009.

During the Reagan Administration, he served as Assistant to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. He was also the Secretary's representative to the National Drug Policy Board and the Domestic Policy Council's Health Policy Working Group.

In January 2009, Walters became the Executive Vice President of the Hudson Institute.


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