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Date of Birth 18 August 1917San Francisco, California, USA
Date of Death 28 March 2006Bangor, Maine, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameCaspar Willard Weinberger
Nicknames Cap
Cap the Knife
Cap the Shovel

Mini Bio (1)

Caspar Weinberger was born on August 18, 1917 in San Francisco, California, USA as Caspar Willard Weinberger. He was an actor, known for Clint Eastwood: Director (1982), The Complete Churchill (1992) and Bulletproof: Reagan After Hinckley (2001). He was married to Rebecca Jane Dalton. He died on March 28, 2006 in Bangor, Maine, USA.

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Rebecca Jane Dalton (12 August 1942 - 28 March 2006) (his death) (2 children)

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U.S. Secretary of Defense (1981-1987).
Nickname "Cap the Knife" was acquired when, as head of the Office of Management and Budget, he gained a reputation for cutting spending on government programs. "Cap the Shovel" was his nickname during his term as secretary of defense, when he oversaw the largest peacetime increase in US defense spending.

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