Arnold Kanter - Wikipedia
Arnold Kanter
Arnold Lee Kanter (February 27, 1945 – April 10, 2010) served as acting United States Secretary of State following the resignation of the previous United States Secretary of StateLawrence Eagleburger at midnight on January 20, 1993 until his own resignation at noon that same day.[1] He had previously served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 1991 to 1993. Kanter also held a position on the White House staff from 1989 to 1991 as Special Assistant to the President and served in a variety of capacities in the State Department from 1977 to 1985. Kanter served on the faculty of both Ohio State University, and the University of Michigan, and also worked for several years in the 1980s at the RAND Corporation.
Arnold Kanter
Acting United States Secretary of State
In office
January 20, 1993
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byLawrence Eagleburger
Succeeded byFrank G. Wisner
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
In office
October 4, 1991 - January 20, 1993
PresidentGeorge H.W. Bush
Preceded byRobert Michael Kimmitt
Succeeded byPeter Tarnoff
Personal details
BornArnold Lee Kanter
February 27, 1945
Chicago, Illinois
DiedApril 10, 2010 (aged 65)
Baltimore, Maryland
Spouse(s)Anne Strassman Kanter
ChildrenClare Kanter; Noah Kanter
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Kanter was born in Chicago and was a founding member of The Scowcroft Group.[2] Kanter died of cancer in April 2010.[3]
  1. ^ "Clinton Rounds Out State Dept. Team".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-10-04. Retrieved 2006-09-13.
  3. ^ "Arnold Kanter, Statesmen and Atlantic Council Board Member, Dies at 65", The Atlanticist, April 12, 2010. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-16. Retrieved 2010-04-13.
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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Michael Kimmitt
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Succeeded by
Peter Tarnoff

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