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Powell, Colin L

LC control no.n 87926095
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Personal name headingPowell, Colin L.
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Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeWashington (D.C.)
Birth date1937-04-05
Death date2021-10-18
Place of birthHarlem (New York, N.Y.)
AffiliationCity University of New York. City College
White House Fellows Foundation
United States. Army United States. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff
Profession or occupationGenerals Chief operating officers Armies--Officers Foreign ministers
Found inAmerican foreign policy, 1988: t.p. (Colin L. Powell) p. 1 (Asst. to the Pres. for Nat'l Security Affairs)
Colin Powell, 1991: CIP t.p. (Colin Powell) galley (b. Colin Luther Powell on 04-05-37)
The Oxford Companion to American Military History, accessed September 7, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Powell, Colin L.; Colin Luther Powell; Secretary of State, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Army Officer (1989-1995); born 05 April 1937 in Harlem, New York, New York, United States; graduated from City College, New York (1958); became the youngest general in the army (1979); White House Fellow (1972); served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense during Democratic and Republican administrations; appointed as the President Ronald Reagan's deputy national security adviser (1987); selected, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989); played a central role during the 1991 Persian Gulf War; became the first African American Secretary of State (2000))
New York Times, October 18, 2021 (online), viewed October 18, 2021 : "Colin Powell, Who Shaped U.S. National Security, Dies at 84" (Colin Powell died Monday [October 18, 2021] from complications of COVID-19)
Associated languageeng