John Giffen Weinmann (A & S ’50, L ’52)
2013 Hall of Fame Inductee
After graduating Order of the Coif and an editor of the Tulane Law Review, Ambassador Weinmann practiced law for 28 years with Phelps Dunbar in New Orleans and served as general counsel to the Times Picayune and president and director of the Waverly and Eason Oil Companies. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Finland from 1989 to 1991 and as Chief of Protocol in the White House from 1991 to 1993. Ambassador Weinmann is a former Chair of Tulane University’s Board of Administrators and a member of the Paul Tulane Society. Weinmann Hall, the Law School’s building, is named in his honor.