Gerald D. Morgan

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Gerald Morgan
White House Counsel
In office
February 19, 1955 – November 5, 1958
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by Bernard Shanley
Succeeded by David Kendall
Personal details
Born (1908-12-19)December 19, 1908
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died June 16, 1976(1976-06-16) (aged 67)
Mustique, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Political party Republican
Alma mater Princeton University
Harvard University

Gerald D. Morgan (December 19, 1908 – June 15, 1976) was born in New York, graduated from Princeton University in 1930, and Harvard Law School in 1933. He was a member of the bar in New York, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia. After his graduation he served in the Solicitor's Office of the United States Steel Corporation.

Morgan was a member of the Eisenhower administration. On January 21, 1953, he was appointed Special Assistant on the White House staff. From 1952 to 1955, he served as administrative assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. From 1955 to 1958, he served as special counsel to the president and from 1958 to 1961 he served as Eisenhower's deputy assistant.[1]


  1. Federal Records Division, National Archives and Records Administration. United States Government Organization Manual, 1957 – 1958. Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office. 1957 -1958. p. 58

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Bernard Shanley
White House Counsel
Succeeded by
David Kendall