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Pace, Frank, Jr., 1912-1988

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Personal name headingPace, Frank, Jr., 1912-1988
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Birth date19120705
Death date19880108
Place of birthLittle Rock (Ark.)
Place of deathGreenwich (Conn.)
AffiliationUnited States. Army Air Forces
United States. Attorney-General United States. Postmaster General United States. Bureau of the Budget
United States. Department of the Army
General Dynamics Corporation
International Executive Service Corps
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Profession or occupationExecutives Lawyers Public officers
Found inNUCMC data from Harry S. Truman Libr. for his Papers, 1946-53 (Pace, Frank, 1912-; lawyer, govt. official, and corporate executive)
WWA 1974-75 (Pace, Frank, Jr., corporation executive, b. 1912 in Little Rock, Ark.)
New York Times, 1/11/88 (Frank Pace Jr., former secretary of the Army and executive, d. 1/8/88 in Greenwich, Conn.; survived by his wife, the former Margaret Morris Janney, of Philadelphia, and three daughters)
Wikipedia, October 30, 2013 (Frank Pace; Frank Pace, Jr. (July 5, 1912-January 8, 1988) was the 3rd United States Secretary of the Army and a business executive; he graduated from Princeton University in 1933 and from Harvard University in 1936; Pace entered public service in 1936 as an assistant district attorney in Arkansas; he moved on to the Arkansas Revenue Department in 1938; in 1942 he was commissioned into the United States Army Air Forces as a second lieutenant where he served until 1945 in the Air Transport Command, Army Air Corps, reaching the rank of Major; after leaving the Army in 1945 he returned to public service as an assistant to the United States Attorney General, then later as executive assistant to the Postmaster General; he then moved in 1948 to the Bureau of the Budget, first as assistant director and then as director; on April 12, 1950 he was appointed Secretary of the Army, where he served until January 20, 1953; he went on to serve as chief executive officer of General Dynamics Corporation from 1953 until 1962; in 1964, Pace joined David Rockefeller in launching the International Executive Service Corp, then later served as the president of IESC; he was the first chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, from 1968 until 1972)
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