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Frank P. Sanders

Frank P. Sanders (July 13, 1919 – August 18, 1997) was United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) 1971-72 and Under Secretary of the Navy 1972-73.


Frank P. Sanders was born in Tarboro, North Carolina. During World War II, he joined the United States Army as a private in 1941. He ultimately attained the rank of captain and was awarded a Bronze Star and the European Theater Ribbon for his military service. Sanders left the U.S. Army in 1945, but remained a member of the United States Army Reserve, ultimately attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Reserves.

Sanders received a Georgetown University Law Center, from which he received a law degree.

In the late 1940s, Sanders was the administrative assistant of Rep. John H. Kerr (D - NC). Sanders then took a job with the staff of the United States House Committee on Appropriations, a position he would hold for 19 years.

President of the United States Richard Nixon nominated Sanders as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) in 1971, and Sanders served in this position from August 2, 1971 to May 5, 1972. The next year, Nixon nominated Sanders as Under Secretary of the Navy and Sanders held this office from May 5, 1972 to June

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