Stansfield Turner

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Stansfield Turner
Admiral Stansfield Turner, official Navy photo, 1983.JPEG
Turner in June 1983
Director of Central Intelligence
In office
March 9, 1977 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byGeorge H. W. Bush
Succeeded byWilliam J. Casey
President of the U.S. Naval War College
In office
June 30, 1972 – August 9, 1974
Preceded byBenedict Semmes
Succeeded byJulien LeBourgeois
Personal details
Born(1923-12-01)December 1, 1923
Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 2018(2018-01-18) (aged 94)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materAmherst College
United States Naval Academy
Exeter College, Oxford
ReligionChristian Scientist[1]
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1947-1978
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg Admiral
CommandsUSS Horne
U.S. Second Fleet
Allied Forces Southern Europe

Stansfield M. Turner (December 1, 1923 – January 18, 2018) was a United States Navy admiral and former Director of Central Intelligence and President of the Naval War College. He is currently a senior research scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy.

Turner was born on December 1, 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois. He studied at Amherst College, at the United States Naval Academy, and at Exeter College, Oxford. Turner now lives in Great Falls, Virginia, and is a Christian Scientist[1] Turner died in Seattle, Washington on January 18, 2018 at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Margolick, David (August 6, 1990). "In Child Deaths, a Test for Christian Science; Faith vs. the Law; A special report". The New York Times. p. A2. ISSN 1649296 Check |issn= value (help).
  2. Shapiro, T. Rees (January 18, 2018). "Adm. Stansfield Turner, who led major CIA overhaul as director of central intelligence, dies at 94". Washington Post. Washingotn, DC. Retrieved January 18, 2018.

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