Max Cleland, Former U.S. Senator is dead – cause of death

According to reports, former U.S Senator, Max Cleland has just been confirmed dead. This information was introduced by his personal assistant Linda Dean, she told the Associated press that Cleland passed away after a heart problem. Cleland was a native of Atlanta and graduated with a Master’s from Emory University in the year 1968.

While he was still schooling at Emory University, he enrolled in the Army and fought during the 1965 to 1968 Vietnam war. During this period he lost his three fingers to an already lit grenade, he was later made the pioneering Director of the Veterans Administration and the U.S. Senator of Georgia until his patriotism was questioned and he was re-elected again.

Ex-President Bill Clinton talking about Cleland praised him saying, “I will always be inspired by his strength in supporting and normalizing Vietnam after making great personal sacrifices during the war.”

Former U.S. Senator, Max Cleland Cause of Death

According to his personal assistant, Linda Dean, the former U.S senator died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79.

Our most sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends.