United States Attorney General (1923-2000)
Richard Gordon Kleindienst /kline-DEENST/ (August 5, 1923 – February 3, 2000) was an American lawyer and politician. He was the United States Attorney General during the Watergate political scandal between 1972 to 1973.
|68th United States Attorney General|
June 12, 1972 – April 30, 1973
|Preceded by||John Mitchell|
|Succeeded by||Elliot Richardson|
|10th United States Deputy Attorney General|
January 20, 1969 – June 12, 1972
|Preceded by||Warren Christopher|
|Succeeded by||Ralph Erickson|
Richard Gordon Kleindienst
August 5, 1923
Winslow, Arizona, U.S.
|Died||February 3, 2000 (aged 76)|
Prescott, Arizona, U.S.
|Education||Harvard University (BA, LLB)|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1943–1946|
|Unit||United States Army Air Forces|
- "American National Biography Online: Kleindienst, Richard G." www.anb.org. Retrieved 2017-08-29.