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Ambrose, Myles

Myles Ambrose has often been referred to as the U.S. federal government's first “drug czar.” During the time he spent in the Nixon administration, Ambrose helped shape and enact the president's drug enforcement policies. Ambrose was one of the key figures involved with the formation of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which combined several federal agencies, including the Office of Drug Abuse Law Enforcement (ODALE) and the U.S. Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD).

Ambrose completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Manhattan College in 1948. In 1951 he received his Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School. Following the completion of his legal studies, Ambrose served as an assistant U.S. district attorney in New York. Additionally, Ambrose served as the executive director ...

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