Bio: Walter Wolfgang Heller (1915-1987) was considered one of the leading economists of the post-war era. Heller served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Kennedy Administration. He left his post shortly after Kennedy's assassination, though he continued to act as an advisor to President Johnson.
Walter Heller, President Lyndon B. Johnson. Oval Office, White House, Washington DC, 11/4/1967. Photo # 7302-16 by Frank Wolfe. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.
LBJ Connection: Economist and educator; Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-1964; Consultant, Executive Office of the President, 1965-1969
Heller, Walter W. (Walter Wolfgang), 1915-1987,
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