William Denman Eberle
|William D. Eberle|
|4th United States Trade Representative|
|Preceded by||Carl J. Gilbert|
|Succeeded by||Frederick B. Dent|
June 5, 1923|
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
|Died||April 3, 2008
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
W. David Eberle
Francis Q. Eberle
Cilista C. Eberle
|Alma mater||Harvard Law School
Boise High School
William Denman Eberle (June 5, 1923 – April 3, 2008) was an American politician and businessman from Idaho who held the office of Trade Representative from 1971 to 1974 under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
Eberle was born in Boise, Idaho. He attended Boise High School, Stanford University and Harvard Law School. Eberle married the former Jean C. Quick and they had four children: Jeffrey, W. David, Francis Q. and Cilista C. Eberle.
Eberle was a co-founder of pulp and paper company Boise Cascade and was chief executive officer of manufacturing firm American Standard. From 1953 to 1961, he was a member of the Idaho House of Representatives. Eberle served as Trade Representative during the Nixon and Ford administrations, from 1971 to 1975. He resigned and was succeed by Frederick B. Dent, who resigned as Commerce Secretary.
- Council of American Ambassadors: William D. Eberle
- List of United States Trade Representatives
- New York Times - Obituary