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Donald Rumsfeld

Founder and President

Donald Rumsfeld chairs the nonprofit Rumsfeld Foundation.  He and his wife of more than 62 years, Joyce, established the Foundation in 2007 to support leadership, public service and free political and economic systems at home and abroad. Rumsfeld published his number one New York Times bestselling memoir, Known and Unknown in 2011.  The book spans his career...

Joyce Rumsfeld

Founder

Joyce Rumsfeld was born in Billings, Montana and after moving to Fargo, ND, Minneapolis, MN, and Milwaukee, WI, she ended up in the Chicago area. She graduated from New Trier High School where she and her husband, Don Rumsfeld, were classmates, and later received a B.A. in Art History from the University of Colorado in 1954. Mrs. Rumsfeld was the founder of the Chicago Foundation for Education (CFE) in 1985 and served as Chairman of its Board...

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