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Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92. "Claude was a valued adviser as a founding member of my Veterans Advisory Board," said Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. "As a veteran, advocate and Marylander, he was a true patriot who always valued service over self." "He was just a superb national head of Disabled American Veterans for a few years, and that concern continued throughout his life. He was just a terrific guy and had a lot of concern for the people he...

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