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Sprague, Mansfield, 1910-2006

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1910 - 2006

Mansfield D. Sprague was born December 1, 1910. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1933. He was a lieutenant in the US Navy, and served three terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives berween 1947 and 1954 and as Speaker in 1954. He was appointed General Counsel for the Department of Defense by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1955 and later served as Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs. In 1959, he became vice president and a director of AMF, Inc., a multi-national corporation. In 1976, Sprague was appointed Counselor to then Secretary Elliott Richardson at the Department of Commerce. Sprague died on March 25, 2006.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mansfield D. Sprague papers

MS-899
 Collection
Identifier: MS-899
Overview Mansfield D. Sprague (1910-2006), lawyer and politician. Dartmouth Class of 1933. The collection contains a letter to President Ford, two press releases and an interview transcript.