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Clifford Alexander, Jr.
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13th United States Secretary of the Army
In office
February 1977 – January 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Martin R. Hoffmann
Succeeded by John O. Marsh, Jr.
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Born
Clifford Leopold Alexander, Jr.

September 21, 1933 (1933-09-21) (age 87)
New York City
Alma mater Harvard University, Yale Law School
Occupation lawyer, businessman, government official

Clifford Leopold Alexander, Jr. (born September 21, 1933) is an American lawyer, businessman and politician. He was the first African-American Secretary of the Army. He served as Secretary of the Army from February 1977 to January 1981.

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