William H. Webster

Politician

1924 –

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Who is William H. Webster?

William Hedgcock Webster is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1978 to 1987 and Director of Central Intelligence from 1987 to 1991. He was a former federal judge who ascended to the CIA after his successful coups against the New York mafia families while director of the FBI under President Jimmy Carter. Judge Webster is the only American to serve as both Director of Central Intelligence and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Born
Mar 6, 1924
St. Louis
Also known as
  • Judge William Hedgcock Webster
  • William H Webster
Religion
  • Church of Christ, Scientist
  • Christian Science
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Amherst College
  • Washington University School of Law
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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