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Murray Lew Weidenbaum
12th Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
February 27, 1981 – August 25, 1982
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Charles Schultze
Succeeded by Martin Feldstein
United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy
In office
1969–1971
President Richard Nixon
Succeeded by Edgar Fiedler
Personal details
Born (1927-02-10)February 10, 1927
Bronx, New York City
Died March 20, 2014(2014-03-20) (aged 87)
Clayton, Missouri
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Phyllis Green
Children 3
Alma mater City College of New York (B.A.)
Columbia University (M.A.)
Princeton University (Ph.D.)
Occupation Economist

Murray Lew Weidenbaum (February 10, 1927 – March 20, 2014), was an American economist. He was the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

He has served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (19691971). He was chairman of President Ronald Reagan's first Council of Economic Advisors from 1981–1982.

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