William H. Webster

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William Hedgcock Webster (born March 6, 1924) is an American attorney and jurist who most recently served as chair of the Homeland Security Advisory Council from 2005 until 2020. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit before becoming Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1978 to 1987 and Director of Central Intelligence (CIA) from 1987 to 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William H. Webster has received more than 644,439 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. William H. Webster is the 13,857th most popular politician, the 9,097th most popular biography from United States and the 594th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, William H. Webster ranks 13,857 out of 15,710Before him are Ben Chifley, Gualberto do Rosário, Herbert H. Lehman, Nick Leeson, Mercedes Aráoz, and Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji. After him are Arnaud Montebourg, Manasseh Sogavare, John Adams Dix, Iñaki Azkuna, I. I. Chundrigar, and Ted Stevens.

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Among people born in 1924, William H. Webster ranks 364Before him are Erkki Kataja, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Ris, Daniel Akaka, Ruhi Sarıalp, and Nicholas Colasanto. After him are Vicki Draves, Louie Bellson, Vajiha Samadova, Terry Southern, Lucky Thompson, and Evelyn Boyd Granville.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William H. Webster ranks 9,097 out of 15,968Before him are Sidney Coleman (1937), Johnny Otis (1921), Randy Weston (1926), Mia Zapata (1965), Haley Bennett (1988), and Jack Casady (1944). After him are Norman Ross (1895), Charley Grapewin (1869), Charlie Weber (1978), Edna May Oliver (1883), Edith Massey (1918), and Alice Calhoun (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William H. Webster ranks 594Before him are William R. Day (1849), Andrew Young (1932), Max Baucus (1941), Lindsey Graham (1955), Hiram Johnson (1866), and Herbert H. Lehman (1878). After him are John Adams Dix (1798), Ted Stevens (1923), Payne Stewart (1957), Elliot Richardson (1920), Eric Holder (1951), and Philip Schuyler (1733).