Martin Richard Hoffmann

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Martin Richard Hoffmann
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Martin Richard Hoffmann
12th United States Secretary of the Army
In office
August 5, 1975 – February 13, 1977
PresidentGerald R. Ford
Preceded byNorman R. Augustine (acting)
Succeeded byClifford L. Alexander, Jr.
Personal details
Born(1932-04-20)April 20, 1932
Stockbridge, Massachusetts[1]
DiedJuly 14, 2014(2014-07-14) (aged 82)
Warrenton, Virginia
Spouse(s)Margaret Ann McCabe (1961)
Alma materPrinceton University (1954)

Martin Richard Hoffmann (April 20, 1932 – July 14, 2014) was an American politician. He served as the United States Secretary of the Army between 1975 and 1977.[2]

Martin was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on April 20, 1932.[1]

Hoffmann served as general counsel of the Department of Defense, 1974 - 75. He was appointed as Secretary of the Army from August 5, 1975 until February 13, 1977.[1]

He died of cancer in Warren, Virginia, aged 82.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bell, William Gardner (1992). ""Martin Richard Hoffmann"". Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army: Portraits and Biographical Sketches. United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved September 22, 2007.
  2. Langer, Emily (2014-07-23). "Martin R. Hoffmann dies; Army secretary helped guide academy through scandal". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-07-27.
  3. "Martin Hoffmann, Army secretary in the 1970s, dies at 82". New York Times.com. Retrieved July 28, 2014.