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About Robert McNamara
Robert McNamara served as the U.S. Secretary of Defense between 1961 and 1968. He was crucial in escalating America’s involvement in the popular Vietnam War. In 1946, he was named among nine other ex-service men to work for the automobile company known as Ford Motor. The team was known as the "Whiz Kids". He was later named as the head of World Bank from 1968 to 1981.
He was raised by his parents called Robert James and Clara Nell McNamara. He married his longtime lover, Margaret Craig, in 1940. They had three children called Robert Craig McNamara, Kathleen McNamara Spears, and Margaret Elizabeth Pastor.
He was attacked on a ferry in 1972.
Robert McNamara Rank
Famous quotes by Robert McNamara
Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.Robert McNamara
We burned to death 100,000 Japanese civilians in Tokyo - men, women and children. LeMay recognized that what he was doing would be thought immoral if his side had lost. But what makes it immoral if you lose and not immoral if you win?Robert McNamara
Robert McNamara's Popularity
Robert McNamara was a famous American businessman, 8th United States Secretary of Defense, who was born on June 19, 1916. As a person born on this date, Robert McNamara is listed in our database as the 84th most popular celebrity for the day (June 19) and the 62nd most popular for the year (1916).
People born on June 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Robert McNamara is the 2591st most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Robert McNamara's birthday, Robert McNamara is the 14365th most famous American and ranks 51st in famous people born in Oakland, California, U.S.
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