Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs

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United States
Assistant Secretary of State for
Economic and Business Affairs
US Department of State official seal.svg
Seal of the United States Department of State
Incumbent
Patricia M. Haslach
Acting

since January 20, 2017
Reports to Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
Nominator President of the United States
Inaugural holder Willard Long Thorp
Formation 1944
Website Official Website

The Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs is an office in the United States Department of State responsible for managing the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs. It was known as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from December 1944 to September 15, 1972.[1]

Assistant Secretaries of State for Economic and Business Affairs[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President(s) served under
Willard Long Thorp 1946 1952 Harry S. Truman
Harold Francis Linder 1952 1953 Harry S. Truman
Samuel Clark Waugh 1953 1955 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thorsten Valentine Kalijarvi 1957 1957 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thomas Clifton Mann 1957 1960 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Edwin McCammon Martin 1960 1962 Dwight D. Eisenhower/John F. Kennedy
Gove Griffith Johnson Jr. 1962 1965 John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson
Anthony Morton Solomon 1965 1969 Lyndon B. Johnson
Philip Harold Trezise 1969 1971 Richard Nixon
Willis Coburn Armstrong 1972 1974 Richard Nixon
Thomas Ostrom Enders 1974 1975 Gerald Ford
Joseph Adolph Greenwald 1976 1976 Gerald Ford
Julius Louis Katz 1976 1979 Gerald Ford/Jimmy Carter
Deane Roesch Hinton 1979 1981 Jimmy Carter
Robert David Hormats 1981 1982 Ronald Reagan
Richard T. McCormack 1983 1985 Ronald Reagan
Douglas W. McMinn 1985 1987 Ronald Reagan
Eugene J. McAllister 1988 1992 Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush
Daniel K. Tarullo 1993 1996 Bill Clinton
Alan Philip Larson 1996 1999 Bill Clinton
Earl Anthony Wayne 2000 2006 George W. Bush
Daniel S. Sullivan 2006 2009 George W. Bush
Jose W. Fernandez 2009 2013 Barack Obama
Charles Rivkin February 13, 2014 January 20, 2017 Barack Obama

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