Harold Brown

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Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 4, 2019 (91)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 4, 2019 (91)

About

American scientist who served as the Secretary of Defense under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981. He notably laid the groundwork for the Camp David accords and advocated a more lax position on the Soviet Union.

Before Fame

He received a PhD in physics from Columbia University before becoming a research scientist at the Radiation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley.

Trivia

He served in the Lyndon Johnson administration as Director of Defense Research and Engineering and Secretary of the Air Force.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Colene Dunning McDowell, who he married in 1953.

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He worked for the Jimmy Carter administration.

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