|59th United States Secretary of State|
January 22, 1981 – July 5, 1982
|Deputy||William P. Clark
Walter John Stoessel, Jr.
|Preceded by||Edmund Muskie|
|Succeeded by||George P. Shultz|
|7th Supreme Allied Commander Europe|
December 16, 1974 – July 1, 1979
|Preceded by||Andrew Goodpaster|
|Succeeded by||Bernard W. Rogers|
|5th White House Chief of Staff|
|Preceded by||H. R. Haldeman|
|Succeeded by||Donald Rumsfeld|
|Deputy National Security Advisor|
|Preceded by||Robert Komer|
|Succeeded by||Brent Scowcroft|
|Born||Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr.
December 2, 1924
|Died||February 20, 2010
(nee Fox, 1950–his death)
|Alma mater||U.S. Military Academy (B.S.)
Columbia Business School (M.B.A.)
Georgetown University (M.A.)
|Profession||Soldier, civil servant|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1947–1979|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Cross
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Presidential Service Badge
He was the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan. He was also White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He also was Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. This is the second-highest ranking officer in the Army. He was in charge of all US and NATO forces in Europe.
References[change | change source]
- "ALEXANDER M. HAIG, Assistant to the President: Files, 1973–74". http://www.ford.utexas.edu/library/guides/Finding%20Aids/Haig,%20Alexander%20-%20Files.htm.
- "Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig dies at 85". Cnn.com. February 20, 2010. http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/02/20/alexander.haig.dead/index.html. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- "Haig, top adviser to 3 presidents, hospitalized". Associated Press. February 19, 2010. Archived from the original on February 20, 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5ngfu7qgH. Retrieved February 20, 2010.
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|Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Alexander Haig|
- The Day Reagan was Shot article on Haig
- The Falklands: Failure of a Mission critique of Haig's mediation efforts
- Portrait of Alexander Haig by Margaret Holland Sargent
- Alexander Haig at the Internet Movie Database
-  Obituary at The Economist.
-  Burial site of Alexander Haig at Find A Grave.