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|Birth date:||July 9, 1932|
|Birth place:||Evanston, Illinois, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)|
|Profession:||Businessperson, Politician, Military Officer, Philanthropist, Author, Public Servant|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Joyce H. Pierson (m. 1954)|
|Children:||Donald Nicholas Rumsfeld, Valerie J. Rumsfeld Richard, Marcy K. Rumsfeld Walczak|
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Donald Rumsfeld Net Worth $15 Million
US Republican politician Donald Rumsfeld comes with an estimated net worth of $15 million. Produced July 9, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Donald Rumsfeld served as secretary of defense in the Republican governments of Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George W. Bush.
Rumsfeld studied at Princeton University (AB 1954), then served in the US Navy. Rumsfeld served three terms in the House of Representatives (1962–9), then joined the Nixon administration as an assistant to the president (1969–72). Rumsfeld was chief of staff under Gerald Ford (1974–5), who also made him defense secretary (1975–7). Rumsfeld was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.
Appointed defense secretary (2001– ) by George W Bush, he was responsible for the US campaign throughout the Iraq War (2003). The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein was also toppled, and he initially earned praise for his handling of the war. However, as the fighting continued, some accused him of deploying an insufficient quantity of troops. The stepped down as defense secretary on November 7, 2006 after much criticism from the public and even from within his own party for his management of the war in Iraq. Rumsfled was replaced by Robert M. Gates in December 2006.