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Melvin Laird 
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American politician
Date of birth 1 September 1922
Date of death 16 November 2016
Fort Myers
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Place of burial
Educated at
  • Carleton College
Member of political party
Position held
  • United States representative
  • member of the State Senate of Wisconsin
  • United States Secretary of Defense
  • Republican Conference Chairman of the United States House of Representatives
Award received
  • Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Purple Heart
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
Authority control
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