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Stansfield Turner

Stansfield Turner
Personal data
Date of birthDecember 1, 1923(age 91)
Place of birthHighland Park, Illinois
NationalityUnited States
Political partyDemocratic
ReligionChristian Scientists
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1947 1978
RankAdmiral
Commands 
U.S. Second Fleet
Allied Forces Southern Europe
12th Director of Central Intelligence
In officeMarch 9, 1977 - January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Succeeded byWilliam J. Casey
Preceded byGeorge H. W. Bush

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Stansfield M. Turner (born December 1, 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA) is a retired Admiral and former Director of Central Intelligence. He is currently a senior research scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy.


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