As Assistant Special Counsel to the President, Lee C. White worked directly under Special Counsel to the President, Theodore C. Sorensen. White's duties included staff work on a wide range of administration programs. When Special Assistant to the President Harris L. Wofford, Jr. left in 1962 to accept a post with the Peace Corps, White inherited much of his responsibility for coordinating civil rights policy for the White House.
1923 Born, September 1, Omaha, Nebraska
1948 B.S., University of Nebraska
1950 LA.B., University of Nebraska
1950-54 Attorney, Legal Division, Tennessee Valley Authority
1954-55 Assistant to Joseph P. Kennedy and Member, Hoover Commission
1954-57 Legislative Assistant to Senator John F. Kennedy
1957-58 Counsel, Senate Small Business Committee
1958-61 Administrative Assistant to Senator John S. Cooper
1961-63 Assistant Special Counsel to President Kennedy
1963-65 Associate Special Counsel to President Johnson
1965-66 Special Counsel to President Johnson
1966-69 Chairman, Federal Power Commission
1969- Partner, Semer, White and Jacobsen, Washington, D.C.
1972 Campaign Manager, Sargent Shriver Campaign for Vice Presidency
1984-1988 Director, Central Hudson Gas and Electric Company
"Lee Calvin White." Marquis Who's Who TM. Marquis Who's Who, 2004.
Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group, 2004.