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William Harding Jackson

Directors & Deputy Directors of Central Intelligence, William Harding Jackson

TENURE AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR:
7 October 1950–3 August 1951


BIRTH:

25 March 1901, Nashville, Tennessee


EDUCATION:

Princeton University, B.A., 1924; Harvard University, LL.B., 1928


APPOINTED:

18 August 1950 (appointment announced by Director of Central Intelligence–designate, Gen. Walter Bedell Smith); sworn in, 7 October 1950


EARLIER CAREER:

  • Lawyer and investment banker in New York
  • US Army, 1942-45
  • Served on intelligence staff of Gen. Omar Bradley, 1944


LATER CAREER:

  • Law and private business
  • Part-time Special Assistant and Senior Consultant to Director of Central Intelligence, August 1951–February 1956
  • Special Assistant to President Eisenhower, with various assignments in national security field, 1956-57


Died 28 September 1971


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