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Donald Rumsfeld 

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Rumsfeld was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award by the Boy Scouts of America. 
Donald Rumsfeld 
Politician, corporate executive 
Born: 7/9/1932 
Location: St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago 
Hometown: Winnetka 
Grammar School:  
High School: New Trier High School, Winnetka 
   
Donald Henry Rumsfeld played a significant role in shaping America’s foreign policy over the last 40 years. Rumsfeld served four terms in Congress, representing Chicago’s north shore suburbs, before becoming President Ford’s Chief of Staff and later, Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld was CEO of two Fortune 500 companies before joining President George W. Bush’s cabinet as Secretary of Defense in 2001.