Senior Partner, L.E. Lehrman and Company
He is the author of Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point, The True Gold Standard and Money, Gold and History. He has written for publications such as Harperâ€™s, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Greenwich Times, the Harrisburg Patriot-News, the New York Sun, National Review, Weekly Standard, The American Spectator and Policy Review.
Mr. Lehrman received his B.A. from Yale and his M.A. in History from Harvard. He was a Carnegie Teaching Fellow in History at Yale and was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in History at Harvard. Mr. Lehrman is widely known for his run for Governor of New York in 1982 in which he ran on both the Republican and Conservative Party Lines and lost narrowly to Mario Cuomo. In 1983, Mr. Lehrman was the Cardinal Cooke honoree of the Archdiocese of New York for his early work developing scholarships for New York inner-city schools. He has been a trustee of the American Enterprise Institute, the Morgan Library, the Manhattan Institute and the Heritage Foundation. He is former Chairman of the Committee on Humanities of the Yale University Council.
In 1977 he was the president of Rite-Aid.
In April of 1987, Mr. Lehrman joined Morgan Stanley & Company, investment bankers, as a Senior Advisory and Director of Morgan Stanley Asset Management. In 1988, he became Managing Director of the Firm. He is presently senior partner of L.E. Lehrman & Co., an investment firm he established.