Beryl Wayne Sprinkel
|Beryl Wayne Sprinkel|
|14th Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisers|
April 18, 1985 – January 20, 1989
|Preceded by||Martin Feldstein|
|Succeeded by||Michael Boskin|
|Born||November 20, 1923
|Died||August 22, 2009
|Alma mater||University of Missouri (BA)
University of Chicago (Ph.D.)
Beryl Wayne Sprinkel (November 20, 1923 – August 22, 2009) was a member of the Executive Office of the US President and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) between April 4, 1985 and January 21, 1989, during the Reagan administration.
Raised on a farm near Richmond, Missouri, Sprinkel was a member of the 41st Armored Division, which led the attack that penetrated and defeated the German offensive near Celles, Belgium, in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.
Sprinkel died on August 22, 2009, aged 85, from Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in a nursing and rehabilitation center in Chicago, Illinois. He was survived by his wife, Lory, a son, two stepchildren and five grandchildren.
- Reagan's Heritage website
- United States Treasury website
- University of California, Berkeley archives