McCarter, John W., Jr. (1938- )

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Summary

  • Number of Terms: 2
  • Regent Roles: Chair, Executive Committee, 2013-
  • Occupation: Museum director
  • Biography: President and Chief Executive Office of The Field Museum of Natural History from 1996 to 2012. Served as Senior Vice President of Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc., until 1997; president of DeKalb Corporation; and budget director of the State of Illinois. Graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School; attended the London School of Economics; and was a White House fellow. He served on the Smithsonian Council in 2003.

Subject

  • McCarter, John W., Jr 1938-
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents
  • Smithsonian Council

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type

Citizen

State

Illinois

Short Legal Citation

Public Law

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Email Announcement, 3/14/2008

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/14/2008-3/14/2020

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum directors

Place

Illinois

Form/Genre

Biographies

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