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Howard C. Petersen was born on 7 May, 1910 in United States, is a lawyer. Discover Howard C. Petersen’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 85 years old?

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Age 85 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 7 May 1910
Birthday 7 May
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Date of death December 28, 1995
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Nationality United States

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Howard C. Petersen Net Worth

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Meanwhile, from 1961–63, Petersen served as Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy for International Trade Policy, in which he managed Kennedy’s controversial campaign for a new foreign trade policy. His main task was to assist with the passage of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, and he also negotiated the conclusion of the 1960-62 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations with the European Economic Community.


Petersen joined Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company in 1947 as executive vice president and went on to serve as the bank’s president (1950–66), CEO (1966–75) and chairman (1966–78).


While at the Cravath firm, Petersen was introduced to Grenville Clark, through which connection he came to be a principal drafter of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. In 1944 Petersen served as Executive Assistant to the Undersecretary of War. In December 1945, Petersen was appointed the Assistant Secretary of War by President Harry S. Truman, a position he held until August 1947. He was the last person to hold that title, since the Department of War became part of the new Department of Defense in 1947.


In 1936, Petersen married Elizabeth Anna Watts of Princeton, Indiana, with whom he had two children: Elizabeth Anna and Howard Jr. Elizabeth married then-Harvard instructor Herbert Spiro in June 1958. Petersen was survived by his daughter and two grandchildren, Peter Spiro and Alexander Spiro.


Petersen was born in East Chicago, Indiana. He graduated from DePauw University in 1930 and the University of Michigan Law School in 1933. From 1933 to 1941, Petersen was an associate in the New York law firm Cravath, deGersdorff, Swaine & Wood (the predecessor firm to Cravath, Swaine & Moore).


Howard Charles Petersen (May 7, 1910 – December 28, 1995) was an American government official and banker. He was the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1945 to 1947.