|C. Thor Hanson|
|Born||May 7, 1928|
Amarillo, Texas, U.S.
|Died|| January 12, 2008 79) (aged|
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1950–1982|
|Commands held||Director of the Joint Staff|
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