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Brent Scowcroft

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Brent Scowcroft
Scowcroft in 2013
9th & 17th United States National Security Advisor
In office
November 3, 1975 – January 20, 1977
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byHenry Kissinger
Succeeded byZbigniew Brzeziński
In office
January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byColin Powell
Succeeded byAnthony Lake
Personal details
Born(1925-03-19)March 19, 1925
Ogden, Utah, U.S.
DiedAugust 6, 2020(2020-08-06) (aged 95)
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Marian Horner
(m. 1951)
ChildrenKaren Horner (deceased)
Alma materColumbia University
ProfessionMilitary officer, diplomat

Brent Scowcroft (March 19, 1925 – August 6, 2020) was a United States Air Force Lieutenant General. He was the United States National Security Advisor under U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush.

Scowcroft was born on March 19, 1925 in Ogden, Utah.[1] He studied at Columbia University. Scowcroft married to Marian Horner in 1951. They had one daughter.

Scowcroft died on August 6, 2020 at his home in Falls Church, Virginia at the age of 95.[2][3]


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  1. "Brent Scowcroft". Center for Strategic and International Studies. 2012. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. "Longtime presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95". NBC News. Associated Press. August 7, 2020. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. McFadden, Robert D. (2020-08-07). "Brent Scowcroft, a Force on Foreign Policy for 40 Years, Dies at 95". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-08-07.

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