Donald Rumsfeld

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Donald Rumsfeld, 88 the former U.S. Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush whose involvement in the Iraq War made him a polarizing political figure, is dead at the age of 88.

Donald Henry Rumsfeld is a retired American politician. Rumsfeld served as Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under Gerald Ford, and again from January 2001 to December 2006 under George W. Bush. He is both the youngest and the second-oldest person to have served as Secretary of Defense.

Earlier Life

He was Born on 9 July 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. the son of Jeannette Kearsley (née Husted) and George Donald Rumsfeld. His father came from a German family that had emigrated in the 1870s from Weyhe in Lower

Rumsfeld attended Baker Demonstration School, and later graduated from New Trier High School. He attended Princeton University on academic and NROTC partial scholarships.

He graduated in 1954 with an A.B. in politics after completing a senior thesis titled “The Steel Seizure Case of 1952 and Its Effects on Presidential Powers”.

Wife, Children

Rumsfeld married Joyce P. Pierson on December 27, 1954. They have three children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center, but did not take a degree from either institution.


“Donald H. Rumsfeld served as the 21st Secretary of Defense from January 2001 to December 2006. Before assuming this post, the former Navy pilot had also served as the 13th Secretary of Defense, White House Chief of Staff, U.S. Ambassador to NATO, U.S. Congressman and chief executive officer of two Fortune 500 companies,” his government bio reads.

His page hadn’t tweeted for years when his tweets focused on the Donald Rumsfeld Foundation. “Over 10 yrs ago, Joyce and I created the @RumsfeldFoundtn w/the hope of contributing to focus areas we thought were worthy of investment & attention. Now more than a decade in, we remain committed to our mission & have been fortunate to witness important progress & advancements,” he tweeted in 2018.

Cause of Death

Donald Rumsfeld dies on 30 June 2021 at the age of 88. He died at his home in the town of Taos, New Mexico. No Cause of Death is reported yet.

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