Levinson, Larry, 1930



Levinson, Larry, 1930


Bio: awrence E. Levinson, also known as Larry Levinson, (b. 1930), graduated from Syracuse in 1952 and Harvard Law School in 1955. Levinson served in the Kennedy Administration as counsel in the offices of the Secretary of the Air Force and Defense at the Pentagon. Early in his career, he served as a U.S. Army judge advocate at the White Sands Missile Test Center in New Mexico.
Levinson was appointed deputy special counsel to President Johnson and served from 1965 to 1969. At the White House, he helped shape and bring to enactment a comprehensive domestic legislative agenda which included the Safe Streets Act, landmark education, pro-consumer and civil rights measures.


President Lyndon B. Johnson, Larry Levinson. White House, Washington DC, 9/2/1967. Photo # 6467-13 by Mike Geissinger. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.


LBJ Connection: Deputy Special Council to the President, 1965-1969