Alexander Butterfield

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Alexander Butterfield
Alexander Butterfield, photo portrait, Nixon administration, black and white.jpg
United States
Federal Aviation Administrator
In office
March 14, 1973 – March 31, 1975
Preceded byJohn H. Shaffer
Succeeded byJohn L. McLucas
Personal details
Born
Alexander Porter Butterfield

(1926-04-06) April 6, 1926 (age 93)
Pensacola, Florida
Alma materUniversity of Maryland, College Park (BS)
George Washington University (MS)
University of California, San Diego (MA)
AwardsDistinguished Flying Cross
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Air Force
RankColonel
Battles/warsVietnam War

Alexander Porter Butterfield (born April 6, 1926) is a U.S. military officer, public servant, and businessman. He served as the deputy assistant to President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973.

Butterfield revealed the existence of the White House taping system on July 13, 1973, during the Watergate scandal investigation, but had no involvement in the scandal. From 1973 to 1975, he served as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alexander Butterfield: "Evening With"". Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. 2005. Retrieved July 13, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

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