Fowler, Henry H. (Henry Hamill), 1908-2000


Fowler, Henry H. (Henry Hamill), 1908-2000


Bio: (1908-2000) Attorney; Tennessee Valley Authority, 1934-39; Veteran, WWII; Assistant General Counsel, Office of Production Management and War Production Board, 1941-1944; Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Foreign Economic Administration, 1945; Administrator, National Production Authority, 1951-1952; Administrator, Defense Production Administration; Director, Office of Defense Mobilization, 1952-1953; Member, National Security Council; Member, Commission on Money and Credit, 1958-1961; Member, National Committee on Government Finance, Brookings Institute, 1960-1961; Under Secretary of the Treasury, 1961-1964; Secretary of the Treasury, 1965-1968


Secy. Henry Fowler (foreground right) speaking as Secy. Douglas Dillon (left), Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson (right), others listen. Swearing-in ceremony for Henry Fowler as Secretary of the Treasury, Cabinet Room, White House, Washington DC, 4/1/1965. Photo # a188-36a by Yoichi Okamoto. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library, public domain.


LBJ Connection: Investment banker; Secretary of the Treasury, 1965-1968