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Clark Clifford

Clark CliffordAKA Clark McAdams Clifford

Born: 25-Dec-1906
Birthplace: Fort Scott, KS
Died: 10-Oct-1998
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Defense, 1968-69

Military service: US Navy (WWII, 1944-46)

Grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. Wrote the report on the Israeli attack of the USS Liberty, submitting it on 18 July 1967.

Father: Frank Clifford
Mother: Georgia McAdams Clifford
Sister: Alice (older)
Wife: Margery Pepperell Kimball ("Marny", m. 3-Oct-1931, three daughters)
Daughter: Margery ("Gery", b. 1932)
Daughter: Joyce Burland (b. 1933)
Daughter: Randall Wight

    High School: Soldan High School, St. Louis, MO (1922)
    University: Washington University in St. Louis
    Law School: Washington University in St. Louis (1928)

    US Secretary of Defense (1-Mar-1968 to 20-Jan-1969 under Lyndon B. Johnson)
    Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board Chairman (1963-68)
    White House Counsel (1946-50)
    BCCI Scandal
    Member of the Board of First American Bankshares (as Chairman, 1982-91)
    Alfalfa Club 1959
    Kappa Alpha Order
    John P. McGovern Award 1986
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969
    Making False Statements charged 29-Jul-1992
    Heart Attack
    Heart Bypass Operation quadruple (22-Mar-1993)
    Risk Factors: Hepatitis

    The Long Way Home (19-Sep-1997) · Himself
    Hiroshima (6-Aug-1995) · Himself
    Hearts and Minds (1974) · Himself

Author of books:
Counsel to the President: A Memoir (1991, memoir)

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