Christopher, Warren, 1925-


Christopher, Warren, 1925-


Bio: Warren Christopher was born on October 27, 1925. He received a B.S. from the University of Southern California in 1945 and an LL.B. from Stanford University in 1949. He has been a lawyer in private practice in Los Angeles since 1950. He served as Deputy Attorney General during the Lyndon Johnson administration, 1967 to 1969, and he served as Deputy Secretary of State during the Carter administration, 1977 to 1981. As Deputy Secretary of State, he handled the negotiations for release of the Americans held hostage in Iran. He also served as Secretary of State during the first years of the Clinton administration, 1993 to 1997.


Hon. Warren Christopher. Meeting, Oval Office, White House, Washington DC, 8/10/1967. Photo # a4614-10 by Yoichi Okamoto. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library, public domain.


LBJ Connection: Consultant, Department of State, 1961-1966; Deputy Attorney General, 1967-1969