LeoGlossary: Alan Greenspan

Born: March 6, 1926

13th Chair of the Federal Reserve System

Took office: August 11, 1987
Left office: January 31, 2006

Nominated By: Ronald Reagan

Presidents Served:

  • Ronald Reagan
  • George H.W. Bush
  • Bill Clinton
  • George W. Bush

Preceded By: Paul Volcker
Succeeded By: Ben Bernanke

Other positions in career:

  • Worked at investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Analyst at The Conference Board
  • Chairman Townsend-Greenspan & Co
  • Chair of Council of Economic Advisors under President Gerald Ford

Fed Webpage for Alan Greenspan

Federal Reserve Website

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