Robert DeProspero

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DeProspero looks at a print with President Reagan

Robert Lee "Bob" DeProspero (December 31, 1938 – March 4, 2019) was an American civil servant. He was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was the United States Secret Service agent from 1965 to 1986.[1] In 1981 after the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan, he took charge of Reagan's security detail. The following year, DeProspero was appointed to head the Presidential Protective Division.

DeProspero died on March 4, 2019 at the age of 81 in Scottsdale, Arizona from amyloidosis, aged 80.[2]

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  1. "Robert L. DeProspero ('59 BS, 61 MA)". Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University / West Virginia University Alumni Association. March 23, 2012. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  2. Leonnig, Carol (2019-03-05). "Robert DeProspero, Secret Service agent who led Reagan's security detail after assassination attempt, dies at 80". Washington Post. Retrieved 2019-03-05.

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