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John Otho Marsh, Jr.
|14th United States Secretary of the Army|
January 30, 1981 – August 14, 1989
George H. W. Bush
|Preceded by||Percy Pierre (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Michael P. W. Stone|
|Counselor to the President|
August 9, 1974 – January 20, 1977
Serving with Robert Hartmann, Rogers Morton
|Preceded by||Anne Armstrong
|Succeeded by||Edwin Meese (1981)|
|Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs|
April 17, 1973 – February 15, 1974
|Preceded by||Rady A. Johnson|
|Succeeded by||John M. Maury|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 7th district
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971
|Preceded by||Burr Harrison|
|Succeeded by||Kenneth Robinson|
August 7, 1926|
Winchester, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||February 4, 2019
Raphine, Virginia, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic (Before 1980s)
|Education||Washington and Lee University (LLB)|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1944–1947 (Active)
|Unit||United States Army Reserve
Army National Guard
John Otho Marsh Jr. (August 7, 1926 – February 4, 2019) was an American politician and a Professor at George Mason University School of Law. He served as the United States Secretary of the Army from 1981 to 1989, and as United States House of Representatives from Virginia from 1963 to 1971.
Marsh, Jr. died on February 4, 2019 from congestive heart failure in Raphine, Virginia, aged 92.
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