Paul Nitze

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Paul Nitze
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Paul Nitze as Secretary of the Navy
United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
July 1, 1967 – January 20, 1969
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byCyrus Vance
Succeeded byDavid Packard
United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
November 29, 1963 – June 30, 1967
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byPaul B. Fay (acting)
Succeeded byCharles F. Baird (acting)
Personal details
Born(1907-01-16)January 16, 1907
Amherst, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 19, 2004(2004-10-19) (aged 97)
Washington, D.C.
Spouse(s)Phyllis Pratt (1923–1987, her death)
Elisabeth Scott Porter (1993–2004, his death)
Alma materHarvard University
Occupationgovernment official, investment banker

Paul Henry Nitze (January 16, 1907 – October 19, 2004) was an American politician. He helped shape Cold War defense policy over the course of many presidential administrations. He helped Ronald Reagan negotiate the INF Treaty.

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