BirthdaySeptember 1, 1922
BirthplaceOmaha, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Melvin Laird

    Full name: Melvin Laird
    Also known as: Melvin Laird, Laird, Melvin R., Melvin R. Laird
    Education: Carleton College
    Professions: American politician
    Work: from Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

  2. Melvin Laird Known for

    The Ten Thousand Day War (1980), Cold War (1998), Vietnam: A Television History (1983), The Jimmy Dean Show (1963)

  3. Melvin Laird Biography

    Melvin Robert "Bom" Laird (born September 1, 1922) is an American politician and writer. He was a U.S. congressman from Wisconsin before serving as Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1973 under President Richard Nixon. Laird was instrumental in forming the administration's policy of withdrawing U.S. soldiers from the Vietnam War; he invented the expression "Vietnamization," referring to the process of transferring more responsibility for combat to the South Vietnamese forces.

  4. Melvin Laird Family

    Spouse: Carole Fleishman
    Childrens: David, Kimberly, John, Allison

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