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  Haig, Jr., Alexander M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1982-01-01  
 
NameAlexander M. Haig, Jr.
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McLean, Virginia , United States
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Born December 02, 1924
DiedFebruary 20, 2010 (85 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 26, 2018 01:41am
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InfoSecretary of State Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 2, 1924;
Attended Notre Dame University;
Graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1947;
Studied business administration at Columbia University, 1954-1955;
Received a Master's degree in International Relations from Georgetown University in 1962;
Served in the United States Army, 1947-1973 and 1974-1979, reaching the rank of four-star general;
Military assignments included service in Japan, Korea, Europe, and Vietnam;
Military assistant to the Secretary of the Army, 1964;
Deputy Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, 1964-1965;
Command of an infantry battalion in Vietnam, 1966-1967;
Deputy commander of the U.S. Military Academy, 1967-1969;
Senior military advisor to the President�s Assistant for National Security Affairs, 1970-1973;
Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, 1973;
Retired from the Army to serve as the White House Chief of Staff, 1973-1974;
Recalled to active duty as Commander in Chief, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, 1974-1979;
Retired from the Army June 30, 1979;
President and chief operating officer of United Technologies, 1979-1981;
Commissioned Secretary of State in President Reagan's Cabinet on January 22, 1981, and entered upon his duties the same day and served until July 5, 1982



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  07/01/1988 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.22% (-67.69%)
  09/12/1987 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Lost 0.31% (-33.33%)
  01/22/1981 U. S. Secretary of State Won 93.94% (+87.88%)
  12/14/1974 NATO Supreme Allied Commander Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/04/1973 White House Chief of Staff Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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