12/2/1924 in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, USADied:
85Cause of death:
infection Full name:
Alexander Meigs Haig Jr.Noted For:
White House chief of staff under Nixon (1973-74) after Haldeman's
resignation; Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (1974-79), U.S. secretary of State under Reagan (1981-82). Directed the White House immediately after Reagan was shot in an assassination attempt (1981).Quotation:
"As of now, I am in control here, in the White House, pending return of the Vice President and in close touch with him."
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