(Classified) DEFENSE

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November 17, 2016
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May 24, 1999
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Approved For Release 2000/08/26 : CIA-RDP75-00001 R000400330026-0 1'he Stevenses as a Christmas party at Fort McNair here last December. Left to right: Granddaughter, Melanie Mrs. Stevens and little Marney Bruce, a guest. He is popular with his -neighbors there. One of them commented: "Nothing flashy about him. He drives a Chevrolet when out here." Stevens, a, religious man, has a feeling for history and for; his own place in U. In Washington, he attends the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, ' where President Lincoln worshiped. Last year, he and his family were invited to sit in the Lincoln pew when the one-hundred fiftieth anniversary of the church was celebrated. "It was a great thrill," he says, "to sit there and turn over in one's mind the problems that President Lincoln had faced and the ones that I faced." ONE OF STEVENS' strongest charac- cattle farm near Leesburg, Va. Whitney, teristics is his feeling for his family. 27, like his brother, was a Navy ensign He likes to tell stories about his father, in World War II. Now he is a salesman the, founder of the Stevens Mills, and for the Stevens mills in New York. he always wanted to follow in his foot- steps. After Phillips Andover, Yale and Daughter Joan, 25, who took shortband the Army, he entered the mills and took and typing at finishing school, is a rec- over at his father's death. His own five retary here with the CIA. Son Bill, 22, children and three grandchildren are an ~.is an Army corporal in Germany. He re- ll l -k unusua y c ose nit family. Fused a college deferment and papers headithed Stevens' "surrender" to,-McCarthy sik weeks a?o. physical waiver to enlist two his elder sons immediately came to Washington to he with him. The eldest, Robert Ten Broeck, Jr., 29, is married to the daughter of Author Louis Bromfield and recently bought a Stevens; son, Robert T. Stevens, jr.; Secretary Stevens, got a Approved For Release 2000/08/26 : CIA-RDP75-00001 R000400330026-0