Petersen, Howard C.

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Petersen, Howard C. Gender: M
Howard Charles Petersen
born on 7 May 1910 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place East Chicago, Indiana, 41n38, 87w27
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°29' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°24 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 25°26'


American government official and banker who served as the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1945 to 1947. From 1961 to 1963, Petersen served as Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy for International Trade Policy, in which he managed Kennedy's controversial campaign for a new foreign trade policy. His main task was to assist with the passage of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, and he also negotiated the conclusion of the 1960-62 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations with the European Economic Community.

He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from a heart attack on 28 December 1995, aged 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart attack)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (US Assistant Secretary of War, 1945-1947)