Guests of Honor

Over the years, the Club has been host to many prominent leaders and figures on the national and international stage. Below is a partial listing of our past Guests of Honor.

 

King Abdullah II

Giovanni Agnelli

Corazon C. Aquino

Dean Acheson

Sheila C. Bair

James A. Baker, III

Steve Ballmer

Menachem Begin

Lloyd Bentsen

Jeff Bezos

Ben S. Bernanke

Alan S. Blinder

Michael R. Bloomberg

John A. Boehner

Clare Boothe

Erskine Bowles

Bill Bradley

Louis D. Brandeis

William Jennings Bryan

Zbigniew Brzezinski

James L. Buckley

Warren E. Burger

George H.W. Bush

George W. Bush

Nicholas Murray Butler

Felipe Calderon Hinojosa

Michel Camdessus

Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Andrew Carnegie

Mark J. Carney

Robert Carr

Jimmy Carter

Stephen Case

William J. Casey

Richard B. Cheney

Brian Chesky

Jacques Chirac

Jean Chretien

Winston Churchill

Mark Clark

Lucius D. Clay

Jay Clayton

Hillary Clinton

William Colby

John B. Connally

Francesco Cossigna

Christopher Cox

Mario Cuomo

 
Douglas Dillon

Elizabeth Dole

Robert J. Dole

William H. Donaldson

Alec Douglas-Home

Mario Draghi

William C. Dudley

Willem F. Duisenberg

John Foster Dulles

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ludwig Erhard

Martin S. Feldstein

Gerald R. Ford

Henry H. Fowler

J.W. Fullbright

Indira Gandhi

Timothy F. Geithner

Newt Gingrich

Rudolph Giuliani

Arthur J. Goldberg

Barry Goldwater

Mikhail Gorbachev

J. Peter Grace

Phil Gramm

Alan Greenspan

Dag Hammarskjold

Stephen Harper

W. Averell Harriman

William Randolph Hearst

Herbert C. Hoover

Charles Evans Hughes

Jeffrey R. Immelt

Anthony M. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy

Nikita S. Khrushchev

Mervyn A. King

Jeanne J. Kirkpatrick

Henry Kissinger

Edward I. Koch

Christine Lagarde

Fiorello H. LaGuardia

Melvin Laird

Arthur Levitt

Jacob J. Lew

Li Keqiang

Walter Lippman

Henry R. Luce

Jack Ma

 

John Major

Paul Martin

William McChesney

Martin, Jr.

William J. McDonough

Robert S. McNamara

Anastas Mikoyan

G.William Miller

Francois Mitterrand

Walter Mondale

Henry Morgenthau

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Robert S. Mueller, III

Brian Mulroney

Edmund S. Muskie

Gen. Richard B. Myers

B.K. Nehru

Adam Neumann

Enrique Peña Nieto

Richard Nixon

Christian Noyer

Paul H. O’Neill

Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr.

Michael Oxley

George A. Papandreou

George Pataki

Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

Peter G. Peterson

Harvey L. Pitt

Karl Otto Pohl

Ruth Porat

Romano Prodi

Dan Quayle

Yitzhak Rabin

Rajhuram Rajan

Charles B. Rangel

Sam Rayburn

Ronald Reagan

Donald Regan

Walter P. Reuther

Condoleezza Rice

Elliot L. Richardson

Edward V. Rickenbacker

Alice M. Rivlin

David Rockefeller

Nelson Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller III

Robert E. Rubin

 

Dean Rusk

Paul Ryan

Anwar Sadat

Carlos Salinas de Gortari

Paul Sarbanes

Antonin Scalia

Mary L. Schapiro

Eric Schmidt

Brent Scowcroft

William W. Scranton

Yitzhak Shamir

Masaaki Shirakawa

George P. Shultz

Alan Simpson

Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.

John W. Snow

John W. Snyder

Herbert Stein

George M. Steinbrenner

Robert S. Strauss

Lawrence H. Summers

William H. Taft

John A. Thain

U Thant

Margaret Thatcher

Hans Tietmeyer

Juan T. Trippe

Jean-Claude Trichet

Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Donald Trump

C.H. Tung

Stansfield Turner

Peter V. Uberroth

Paul A. Volcker

Caspar Weinberger

Mary Jo White

Christine Todd Whitman

Wendell L.Willkie

Harold Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

James D. Wolfensohn

Gao Xi-Qing

Janet L. Yellen

Lee Kuan Yew

Ernesto Zedillo

Zhu Rongji

 

 

 

 

 

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