From a contemporary press report:
Albert Richard Haney, 83, a retired Army Colonel who spent most of his career as an intelligence analyst with the CIA, died January 2, 1998 at a hospital in Sarasota, Florida, after a heart attack. A Washington area resident off and on since the late 1940s, he had lived in Sarasota since 1972.
Colonel Haney, a native of Denver, attended Northwestern University and Boston College before starting his military career in 1941. He served with Army counterintelligence in Panama during World War II and did intelligence work in Korea during the war there.
He served as a military attache in Ecuador, Peru and Chile and later was deputy chief of the Composite Plans Group with the U.S. Army European Command. He retired from the military in 1972.
Among other military honors, he received the Distinguished Intelligence Medal. He was a former member of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church.
His marriage to Irene Budlong Haney ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Gay Frederick Haney; two children from his first marriage, Thomas Haney and Cornelia Parkes; four stepchildren, Walter Voisinet, Deborah Erb, Paula Thompson , and Susan Flexsenhar.
He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on January 21, 1998 with full military honors.
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