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 McGeorge “Mac” Bundy

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McGeorge “Mac” Bundy

  • Birth 30 Mar 1919 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1996 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 9196217

Presidential Cabinet Official. He was the Special Assistant to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson for National Security Affairs from 1961 until 1966. After graduating from Yale University in 1940 he joined the office of Facts and Figures in Washington, DC, and taught at Harvard University after World War II. He was Dean of Arts and Sciences (1953 to 1961). When John F. Kennedy was elected president, he appointed him as his National Security Adviser. He continued to serve Johnson as National Security Adviser after Kennedy's assassination in 1963 and left office in 1966. He was President of the Ford Foundation, and was also a Professor of History at New York University (1979 to 1989). He was the author of several books including "Presidential Promises and Performance," (1980), "Danger and Survival: Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty Years" (1988), and "Reducing Nuclear Danger: The Road Away from the Brink" (1993). He died of a heart attack in September 1996.

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  • Added: 29 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9196217
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for McGeorge “Mac” Bundy (30 Mar 1919–16 Sep 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9196217, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .