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Clark Clifford

Born: Dec 25, 1906

Death: Oct 10, 1998

Birthplace: Fort Scott

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Clark Clifford

Date of Birth : Dec 25, 1906
Date of Death : Oct 10, 1998
Birth Place : Fort Scott

Clark McAdams Clifford was an American lawyer who served as an important political advisor to Democratic Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Jimmy Carter. His official government positions were White House Counsel, Chairman of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, and Secretary of Defense; Clifford was also influential in his role as an unofficial, informal presidential advisor in various issues. A successful Washington lawyer, he was known for his elite clientele, charming manners and impeccable suits. In his later years, Clifford became involved in several controversies. He was a key figure in the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal, which led to a grand jury indictment.

Profession


  • Lawyer

Also known as


  • Clark McAdams Clifford

Parents


  • Georgia Clifford
  • Frank Clifford

Spouse


  • Margery Kimball

Children


  • Joyce Clifford Burland
  • Randall Clifford Wight
  • Margery Clifford
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