Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Hometown: Born in Augusta, GA;
raised in Dillon, SC
Education: B.A., Economics, Harvard University; Ph.D, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Occupation: Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Other Notables:Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (June 2005 to January 2006); Class of 1926 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University (1994-1996); Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and Chair of the Economics Department, Princeton University (1996-2002); Served two terms as a member of the Montgomery Township (N.J.) Board of Education.