Paul Volcker
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Portrait of Paul Volcker

Chairman of the Federal Reserve
1981-1989, 2009-

Born September 5, 1927
Cape May, New Jersey
Died N/A
Political Party Liberal
Profession Economist
Paul Volcker is a noted American economist. Volcker is best known for serving as Chairman of the Federal Reserve under President Geisel from 1981 to 1989, and under President Richardson from 2009 on. Volcker was also a major party in the economic success of the 1980's.