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William Perry

Perry at the 2015 swearing-in ceremony for Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter
19th United States Secretary of Defense
In office
February 3, 1994 â€“ January 23, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Deputy John M. Deutch
John P. White
Preceded by Les Aspin
Succeeded by William Cohen
19th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
January 21, 1993 â€“ February 3, 1994
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Donald J. Atwood Jr.
Succeeded by John M. Deutch
Personal details
Born William James Perry
(1927-10-11) October 11, 1927 (age 89)
Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Leonilla Mary Green
Children 3 sons, 2 daughters
Alma mater Stanford University
Pennsylvania State University
Religion Unitarian
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1950–1955
Unit Reserves

I got my family here and my career here and I’m sitting here in the middle, and I’m stuck. So I have to do something, you know, have to reach out and get some help.
William Perry
The rivalry is huge between South Carolina and Clemson. It’s major bragging rights; one of the most intense things I’ve been a part of.
William Perry
The best part of my life is having my kids.
Even when I was little, I was big.
When we got down to the Super Bowl in ’85, against the Patriots, we’re down there on the field checking things out. This helicopter flies overhead, probably taking pictures, and McMahon just moons it. He mooned the helicopter from the field.
William Perry
We did it with passion; we didn’t do it like everyone else. Teams nowadays are still trying to duplicate that, but no one has yet. We shuffled down and we did it. We did it in an unique fashion.
William Perry
I'm moving around; doing stuff. I can walk. I can even run.
Yeah, I admit to myself, yeah, I'm an alcoholic.
I am just relaxing and enjoying myself, doing what I always did.
Every Friday we’d do a final practice ‘walk-through’ for the game, and I just remember we were always out on the field dancing and singing together.
William Perry