Richard "Dick" D. Mahoney

Democrat

Served as Secretary of State: 1991 – 1994
Born: May 28, 1951, St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.

Mahoney holds an A.B. in history (magna cum laude) from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in international relations from Johns Hopkins University School of International Studies along with a J.D. Arizona State University.

As an international business consultant; lectured as a visiting professor at Templeton College (Oxford University), the JFK School of Government (Harvard University), the Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade, and the Universidad del Pacifico (Quito, Ecuador). He is professor emeritus at Thunderbird (The American Graduate School of International Management) and an author of two books on the Kennedy administration as well as numerous articles and monographs on presidential history, foreign policy, international trade, and political risk.

Biography

Name:  Richard “Dick” D. Mahoney

Name as Secretary of State:  Richard Mahoney

Other Elected Offices:
Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board: Office Years:  1989 – 1990

Education:  A.B. in history (magna cum laude), Princeton University; Ph.D. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University School of International Studies; J.D. Arizona State University

Occupations:  Attorney; international business consultant; John F. Kennedy Scholar at the University of Massachusetts; lectured as a visiting professor at Templeton College (Oxford University), the JFK School of Government (Harvard University), the Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade, and the Universidad del Pacifico (Quito, Ecuador); professor emeritus at Thunderbird (The American Graduate School of International Management); author of two books on the Kennedy administration:  JFK:  Ordeal in Africa (1983: Oxford University Press) and Sons and Brothers, The Days of Jack and Bobby Kennedy (1999: Arcade) as well as numerous articles and monographs on presidential history, foreign policy, international trade, and political risk; published a volume of poetry in Spanish, Pétalos (1995: Editorial Tulum); formed a foundation, Nuestra Familia, in 1998 that started social entrepreneurship projects (the creation of small profit centers that fund social justice and human development) in two Latin American countries.

Memberships:  Chicanos por la Causa; Phoenix Diocesan Board

Sources:  “Richard D. Mahoney Biography” online May 13, 2011, at:  http://www.richarddmahoney.com/bio.html; Birth:  “Births.”  The Arizona Republic, June 1, 1951, p. 27:  St. Joseph’s Hospital:  Mahoney, William P., 6248 N. Seventh Ave., boy, May 28.