William Casey

CIA Director William Casey Full Name: William Casey


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) during the final years of the cold war and during the Iran-contra scandal.

Born: March 13, 1913
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Died: May 6, 1987 (aged 74)
Cause of Death: Aspiration pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1941-02-22 CIA Director William Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz

Historical Events in the Life of William Casey

  • 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 term as 13th director of the CIA ends

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