Evelyn S. Lieberman

American public affairs professional

Evelyn May Simonowitz Lieberman (July 9, 1944 – December 12, 2015) was an American public affairs professional. During the Bill Clinton administration, she became the first woman to serve as White House Deputy Chief of Staff serving for a few months in 1996.

Evelyn S. Lieberman
Lieberman in March 1993
White House Deputy Chief of Staff
In office
January 1996 – December, 1996
Served with Harold Ickes
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byErskine Bowles
Succeeded byJohn Podesta
Personal details
Evelyn May Simonowitz

(1944-07-09)July 9, 1944
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
DiedDecember 12, 2015(2015-12-12) (aged 71)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Edward H. Lieberman
EducationBuffalo State College, Class of 1966[1]

She was the first United States Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.[2] From 2002 until her death, Lieberman worked for the Smithsonian Institution, most recently as Senior Advisor and Assistant to the Secretary for external relations.[3]

Lieberman died of pancreatic cancer in Washington, D.C., aged 71.[4]

References change

  1. "This American Life - Evelyn Simonowitz Lieberman, '66". 1300 Elmwood - SUNY Buffalo State Alumni Magazine. Buffalo State University. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  2. "Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs - Principal Officers - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov. Retrieved 2015-12-14.
  3. "Evelyn S. Lieberman | Newsdesk". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  4. New York Times, Evelyn Lieberman, aide who moved Monica Lewinsky from White House dies at 71

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