Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
1931 – Joseph Anthony Califano, Jr. was born on the 15th of May.
1952 – Califano graduated from College of the Holy Cross.
1955 – Graduated from Harvard Law School.
1964 – He became a special assistant to the United States Secretary of Defense, and deputy secretary.
1965 – Served as President Johnson’s senior domestic policy aide.
1977-1979 – Served as United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.
1992 – Chairman of the National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA).
2005 – Chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.