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Frank Carlucci

American politician

Frank Charles Carlucci III (October 18, 1930 – June 3, 2018) was an American politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan.[2]

Frank Carlucci
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16th United States Secretary of Defense
In office
November 23, 1987 – January 20, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
DeputyWilliam Taft
Preceded byCaspar Weinberger
Succeeded byDick Cheney
15th United States National Security Advisor
In office
December 2, 1986 – November 23, 1987
PresidentRonald Reagan
DeputyPeter Rodman
Preceded byJohn Poindexter
Succeeded byColin Powell
18th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
February 4, 1981 – December 31, 1982
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byGraham Claytor
Succeeded byPaul Thayer
13th Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
In office
February 5, 1978 – February 4, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Preceded byJohn Francis Blake
Succeeded byBobby Inman
United States Ambassador to Portugal
In office
January 24, 1975 – February 5, 1978
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byStuart Scott
Succeeded byRichard Bloomfield
4th Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity
In office
January 1971 – December 1972
PresidentRichard Nixon
Preceded byDonald Rumsfeld
Succeeded byPhillip V. Sanchez
Personal details
Born
Frank Charles Carlucci III

(1930-10-18)October 18, 1930
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedJune 3, 2018(2018-06-03) (aged 87)
McLean, Virginia, U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Jean Anthony
(m. 1954; div. 1974)

Marcia Myers (m. 1976)
ChildrenThree (Two with Anthony; One with Myers)
EducationPrinceton University (AB)
Harvard University (MBA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1952–1954
RankUS-O3 insignia.svg Lieutenant

Carlucci served in a variety of senior-level governmental positions, including Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Richard Nixon administration, Deputy Director of the CIA in the Jimmy Carter administration, and Deputy Secretary of Defense and National Security Advisor in the Reagan administration.

Carlucci died on June 3, 2018, from complications of Parkinson's disease, at his home in McLean, Virginia, at the age of 87.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Frank Carlucci III Notice
  2. SecDef stories - Frank C. Carlucci, Department of Defense
  3. Nelan, Bruce (June 4, 2018). "Frank Carlucci, defense secretary and tamer of federal bureaucracies, dies at 87". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  4. "Frank C. Carlucci, Diplomat and Defense Secretary to Reagan, Dies at 87". 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018 – via NYTimes.com.