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Lawyer , United States Secretary of Energy

John Stewart Herrington, American Lawyer. Bar: California 1964. Recipient Distinguished Svc. medal unites states department Defense, 1983, Presidential Citizensmedal, 1989. Trustee, treasurer Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, since 1985. Served to First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1962. Member of the United States Naval Institute, California Bar Association, Hastings Alumni Association, Stanford University Alumni Association.

Background

Herrington, John Stewart was born on May 31, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Alan D. and Jean (Stewart) Herrington.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Stanford University, 1961. Juris Doctor, University California, San Francisco, 1964. Bachelor of Laws, University California, San Francisco, 1964.

Career

Deputy district attorney, Ventura County District Attorney' General’ s Office, California, 1965-1966;partner, Herrington & Herrington, Walnut Creek, California, 1966-1981;deputy assistant to President, White House, Washington, 1981;assistant to President, White House, Washington, 1983-1985;assistant secretary, Department Navy, Washington, 1981-1983;secretary, Department Energy, Washington, 1985-1989;chairman, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Orlando, since 1990. Member Reserve Forces Policy Board, Washington, 1981-1983. Chairman Defense Department Per Fiem Committee, Washington, 1982-1983.

Chairman United States Delaware Institute of Economic Affairs Ministerial Conference. United States Republican annual general conference International Atomic Energy Agency (rank ambassador), special session onChernobyl.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1964.

Membership

Trustee, treasurer Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, since 1985. Served to First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1962. Member of the United States Naval Institute, California Bar Association, Hastings Alumni Association, Stanford University Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Lois Haight, April 10, 1965. Children– Lisa Marie, Victoria Jean.

father:
Alan D. Herrington

mother:
Jean (Stewart) Herrington

spouse:
Lois Haight

children:
Lisa Marie Herrington

Victoria Jean Herrington