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Alexander Haig

Born: Dec 2, 1924

Death: Feb 20, 2010

Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Alexander Haig

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1924
Date of Death : Feb 20, 2010
Birth Place : Bala Cynwyd

Alexander Meigs Haig Jr. was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He also served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, the second-highest ranking officer in the Army, and as Supreme Allied Commander Europe commanding all U.S. and NATO forces in Europe. A veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War, Haig was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, and the Purple Heart.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Soldier
  • Civil servant

Also known as


  • Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr.
  • Gen. Alexander Haig
  • General Alexander Haig

Parents


  • Alexander Meigs Haig, Sr.
  • Regina Anne Murphy

Spouse


  • Patricia Haig

Children


  • Brian Haig
  • Alexander Patrick Haig Jr.
  • Barbara Haig

Awards Won


  • Silver Star
  • National Order of Vietnam
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