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Bruce Kerry Chapman
Best known forSecretary of State

  Born12/01/1940, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  EducationGraduated from Harvard University (1962).
  MarriagesSarah Gilmore Williams 08/19/1976, Seattle, King County, Washington,
  ChildrenAdam Chapman. Andrew Chapman.


  • Publisher. Advance. 1960-1964.
  • Editorial Writer. New York Herald Tribune. 1963-1966.
  • Fellow. Hudson Institute. 1989-1990.
  • Founder/President. Discovery Institute. 1990 - present. Seattle, Washington.
  • City Councilmember. Seattle, Washington. 1971.
  • Secretary of State. Republican, Washington. 1975 - 1979. 4 year(s). Elected in special election in 1975 and re-elected in 1976.
  • Director . U.S. Census Bureau. 1981 - 1983. 2 year(s).
  • Director. White House Office of Planning and Evaluation. Washington D.C.. 1983 - 1985. Simultaneously served as Deputy Assistant to President Ronald Reagan (1983-1985).
  • U.S. Ambassador. United Nations. Vienna, Austria. 1985 - 1988.
  • U.S. Ambassador. International Atomic Energy Agency. 1985.
  • State Department's Superior Honor Award.
Notes:Author of "The Party That Lost Its Head", (1966, and "The Wrong Man in Uniform", (1967). Defeated in the 1980 primary for Governor.