Murray Weidenbaum

United States Assistant Secretary to the Treasury

Murray Lew Weidenbaum (February 10, 1927 – March 20, 2014), was an American economist. He was the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

Murray Lew Weidenbaum
12th Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
February 27, 1981 – August 25, 1982
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byCharles Schultze
Succeeded byMartin Feldstein
United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy
In office
PresidentRichard Nixon
Succeeded byEdgar Fiedler
Personal details
Born(1927-02-10)February 10, 1927
Bronx, New York City
DiedMarch 20, 2014(2014-03-20) (aged 87)
Clayton, Missouri
Spouse(s)Phyllis Green
Alma materCity College of New York (B.A.)
Columbia University (M.A.)
Princeton University (Ph.D.)

He has served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (19691971). He was chairman of President Ronald Reagan's first Council of Economic Advisors from 1981–1982.