Clifford, Clark McAdams, CAPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Primary Unit
1945-1946, The White House
Service Years
1944 - 1946
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1906
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Bethesda, MD

Date of Passing
Oct 10, 1998
 
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He volunteered for service in the U.S. Navy Reserve in 1943 and received his commission as lieutenant junior grade and went on active duty in 1944.

Clifford served as a special assistant to the commander, Western Sea Frontier and then as the assistant chief of staff for logistics.

He was appointed assistant naval aide to the president in 1945, then naval aide. In 1945 he became special counsel to the president -- a position he held for four years.

He served on active duty in the Navy until 1946, and was discharged as a captain. Clifford was awarded the American Campaign Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

   
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Was Secretary of Defense from January 1968 to January 1969
   
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 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffUS NavyCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1943-1943, Naval Reserve Midshipmen School
  1943-1944, Commander, Western Sea Frontier
  1944-1945, Commander Naval Logistics Pacific (COMNAVLOGPAC)
  1945-1946, The White House
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
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Washington University in Saint Louis
  1923-1928, Washington University in Saint Louis
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