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|12th Director of Central Intelligence|
March 9, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Deputy||E. Henry Knoche
John F. Blake
|Preceded by||George H. W. Bush|
|Succeeded by||William J. Casey|
|37th President of the Naval War College|
June 30, 1972 – August 9, 1974
|Preceded by||Benedict J. Semmes Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Julien LeBourgeois|
December 1, 1923|
Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||January 18, 2018
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Resting place||United States Naval Academy Cemetery|
United States Naval Academy (BS)
Exeter College, Oxford (BA)
|Years of service||1946–1978|
U.S. Second Fleet
Allied Forces Southern Europe
Stansfield M. Turner (December 1, 1923 – January 18, 2018) was a United States Navy admiral and former Director of Central Intelligence and President of the Naval War College. He is currently a senior research scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy.
Turner was born on December 1, 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois. He studied at Amherst College, at the United States Naval Academy, and at Exeter College, Oxford. He was a Christian Scientist. Turner died in Seattle, Washington on January 18, 2018 at the age of 94.
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