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Melvin R. Laird

Melvin Laird currently serves as Senior Counselor for National and International Affairs for The Reader's Digest Association Inc. He has been active on some 27 non-profit organizations.

From the 1940s to the present, he has contributed to the improvement of health care worldwide. During that time, he has confirmed his support of Marshfield Clinic and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation.

Topics of Interest:

  • Biography: Learn more about Melvin Laird as a health care advocate, Wisconsin State Senator, U.S. Congressman, and Secretary of Defense.
  • Health Care Legacy: Learn more about Mr. Laird's contributions to medical genetics research, preventive medicine and medical education.
  • Awards and Accolades: View selected awards, accolades and memorabilia from Mr. Laird's career.
  • Messages from Melvin R. Laird: Read articles and commentary written by Mr. Laird and his associates.
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