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Richard James Kerr

Directors & Deputy Directors of Central Intelligence, Richard James Kerr

TENURE AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR:

  • 20 March 1989–2 March 1992
  • Acting Director of Central Intelligence, 1 September–6 November 1991


BIRTH:

4 October 1935, Fort Smith, Arkansas


EDUCATION:

University of Oregon, B.A., 1959; graduate study, 1959-60


APPOINTED:

15 February 1989 by President George Bush; confirmed by Senate, 16 March 1989; sworn in, 20 March 1989


EARLIER CAREER:

  • CIA intelligence analyst, 1960-76
  • Director or Deputy Director of several CIA offices dealing with analysis and production of intelligence, 1976-82
  • Associate Deputy Director for Intelligence, 1982-85
  • Deputy Director for Administration, January-April 1986
  • Deputy Director for Intelligence, 1986-89


LATER CAREER:

Private consultant


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