Charles W. Robinson

American businessman

Charles Wesley Robinson (September 7, 1919 - May 20, 2014[1]) was an American entrepreneur. He served as United States Deputy Secretary of State from 1975 through 1976 under the Gerald Ford administration.

Charles W. Robinson
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United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
April 9, 1976 – January 20, 1977
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byRobert S. Ingersoll
Succeeded byWarren Christopher
Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
In office
January 3, 1975 – April 9, 1976
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byGeorge Wildman Ball
Succeeded byWilliam D. Rogers
Personal details
Charles Wesley Robinson

(1919-09-07)September 7, 1919
Long Beach, California, U.S.
DiedMay 20, 2014(2014-05-20) (aged 94)
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.
Spouse(s)Tamara Lindovna
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Stanford Business School


  1. Smith, Craig (21 May 2014). "Charles W. Robinson, 1919-2014: Businessman, diplomat delighted in taking risks". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved 21 October 2014.