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Harold Brown (Secretary of Defense)
|14th United States Secretary of Defense|
January 21, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Donald Rumsfeld|
|Succeeded by||Caspar Weinberger|
|Born||September 19, 1927|
New York City, NY, U.S.
|Died||January 4, 2019 (aged 91)|
Rancho Santa Fe, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Colene Dunning McDowell (m. 1953; 2 children)|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
Harold Brown (September 19, 1927 – January 4, 2019) was an American scientist and politician. He was the U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1977 to 1981 in the cabinet of President Jimmy Carter. He last served in the Lyndon Johnson administration as Director of Defense Research and Engineering and Secretary of the Air Force.
- McFadden, Robert D. (2019-01-05). "Harold Brown, Defense Secretary in Carter Administration, Dies at 91" (in en-US). The New York Times. . https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/05/obituaries/harold-brown-dead.html. Retrieved 2019-01-05.