Ailes, Stephen

Born: May 25, 1912 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

1912 - Ailes was born in Romney, West Virginia on May 25, 1912.


1929 - Attended and graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia.


1933 - Attended and graduated from Princeton University.


1936 - Received his degree in law from West Virginia University and was admitted to the West Virginia Bar.


1937-1940 - Became Assistant Professor of Law in West Virginia University and married Helen Wales.


1940-1942 - Practiced his profession at Martinsburg.


1942-1946 - Became a member of the legal staff of the Office of Price Administration for two years.


1947 - Became a counsel to the American Economic Mission to Greece.


1948-1949 - Preceded the Truman Doctrine aid to Greece and Turkey. Returned to private law practice with the Washington firm of Steptoe & Johnson.


1951 - Became legal consultant to the director of the Office of Price Stabilization.


1961-1964 - Became Under Secretary of the Army from February 9, 1961 to January 28, 1964.


1964-1965 - Became Secretary of the Army from January 28, 1964 to July 1, 1965.


1966-1970 - Returned to legal practice and became director of the Panama Canal Company.


1971-1977 - Became President of the Association of American Railroads and resumed his career as a lawyer.


1985 - Ailes retired from the Steptoe and Johnson Law Firm.


2001 - Died in Bethesda, Maryland on June 30, 2001.

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