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Alexander Haig. Gouache on illustration board, 1984, by Eraldo Carugati. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.


Haig, Alexander Meigs, Jr. (02 December 1924–20 February 2010), general, White House chief of staff, and secretary of state, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Alexander M. Haig, Sr., a lawyer, and Regina Anne (Murphy) Haig. His father died when he was young, and he was raised in the Roman Catholic faith by his mother. After graduating from Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School in 1943, Haig enrolled at the University of Notre Dame. Two years later he transferred to West Point Military Academy, from which he graduated in 1947....