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John Ehrlichman

Lawyer, Watergate co-conspirator, writer

John Daniel Ehrlichman (March 20, 1925 – February 14, 1999) was an American civil servant and criminal. He worked as counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon.

John Ehrlichman
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Ehrlichman as Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs, May 13, 1969
12th White House Counsel
In office
1969–1970
PresidentRichard Nixon
Preceded byLarry Eugene Temple
Succeeded byJohn Dean
Personal details
Born
John Daniel Ehrlichman

(1925-03-20)March 20, 1925
Tacoma, Washington,
United States
DiedFebruary 14, 1999(1999-02-14) (aged 73)
Atlanta, Georgia,
United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Karen Hilliard (3rd marriage)
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Stanford Law School (J.D.)
ProfessionLawyer

He was an important person in events leading to the Watergate scandal. He was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and perjury. He served a year and a half in prison for his crimes.

Ehrlichman died in Atlanta, Georgia from diabetes after refusing to receive any more dialysis treatments. He was 73 years old.

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