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DeadBorn: 12/2/1924 in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause 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."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.