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Robert Michael Gates

Robert Gates

TENURE AS DIRECTOR:

  • 6 November 1991–20 January 1993
  • Acting Director of Central Intelligence, 18 December 1986–26 May 1987


BIRTH:

25 September 1943, Wichita, Kansas


EDUCATION:

College of William and Mary, B.A., 1965; Indiana University, M.A., 1966; Georgetown University, Ph.D., 1974


APPOINTED:

14 May 1991 by President George Bush; confirmed by Senate, 5 November 1991; sworn in, 6 November 1991


DEPUTY DIRECTOR:

Richard J. Kerr, 6 November 1991–2 March 1992; Adm. William O. Studeman from 9 April 1992 through remainder of Dr. Gates’s tenure


EARLIER CAREER:

  • Intelligence analyst, CIA, 1966-74
  • National Security Council Staff, 1974-79
  • Returned to CIA in late 1979
  • Director, DCI/DDCI Executive Staff, CIA, 1981-82
  • Deputy Director for Intelligence, 1982-86
  • Chairman, National Intelligence Council, 1983-86
  • Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, 18 April 1986–20 March 1989
  • Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, March-August 1989; Assistant to the President and Deputy for National Security Affairs, August 1989–November 1991


LATER CAREER:

Private consultant


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