Profession: CIA Director
Why Famous: Director of Central Intelligence from 1981 to 1987. In this capacity he oversaw the entire United States Intelligence Community and personally directed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
- 1941-02-22 CIA Director William Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz
- 1981-01-28 William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)
- 1986-12-15 CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure
- 1987-01-29 William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA