Clark Clifford

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Person.png Clark Clifford   NNDBRdf-icon.png
(lawyer)
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Born Clark McAdams Clifford
1906-12-25
Fort Scott, Kansas, U.S.
Died 1998-10-10 (Age 91)
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
Alma mater Washington University
Religion Episcopalianism
Children • Gery Joyce
• Randall
Spouse Marny Kimball
Member of The Georgetown Set
Party Democratic

Flag of the United States Secretary of Defense.svg United States Secretary of Defense Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
February 29, 1968 - January 20, 1969
Preceded by Robert McNamara
Succeeded by Melvin R. Laird

Employment.png Chairman of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board

In office
April 23, 1963 - February 29, 1968
Preceded by James Killian
Succeeded by Maxwell Taylor

Employment.png White House Counsel Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
February 1, 1946 - January 31, 1950

Clark Clifford was a United States Secretary of Defense] who was a key figure in the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, which led to a grand jury indictment.

BCCI

A "Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate," prepared by U.S. Senators John Kerry and Hank Brown, noted that a key strategy of "BCCI's successful secret acquisitions of U.S. banks in the face of regulatory suspicion was its aggressive use of a series of prominent Americans," Clifford among them.[1]



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