|Best known for||Secretary of State|
| Born||12/01/1940, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA|
| Education||Graduated from Harvard University (1962).|
| Marriages||Sarah Gilmore Williams 08/19/1976, Seattle, King County, Washington, |
| Children||Adam Chapman. Andrew Chapman. |
- Publisher. Advance. 1960-1964.
- Editorial Writer. New York Herald Tribune. 1963-1966.
- Fellow. Hudson Institute. 1989-1990.
- Founder/President. Discovery Institute. 1990 - present. Seattle, Washington.
- City Councilmember. Seattle, Washington. 1971.
- Secretary of State. Republican, Washington. 1975 - 1979. 4 year(s). Elected in special election in 1975 and re-elected in 1976.
- Director . U.S. Census Bureau. 1981 - 1983. 2 year(s).
- Director. White House Office of Planning and Evaluation. Washington D.C.. 1983 - 1985. Simultaneously served as Deputy Assistant to President Ronald Reagan (1983-1985).
- U.S. Ambassador. United Nations. Vienna, Austria. 1985 - 1988.
- U.S. Ambassador. International Atomic Energy Agency. 1985.
- State Department's Superior Honor Award.
|Notes:||Author of "The Party That Lost Its Head", (1966, and "The Wrong Man in Uniform", (1967).
Defeated in the 1980 primary for Governor.