George A. Keyworth II

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Dr. George Keyworth
George A. Keyworth, II 1981, 4.jpg
Born(1939-11-30)November 30, 1939
DiedAugust 23, 2017(2017-08-23) (aged 77)
Monterey, California, United States
Alma materDuke University
Yale University

Dr. George Albert Keyworth II (G. A. Keyworth) (November 11, 1939 – August 23, 2017) was an American physicist. He was a presidential Science Advisor (1981–1985) for President Ronald Reagan.

Keyworth was a board member of Hewlett-Packard who was asked to step down in light of the controversy surrounding disclosure of sensitive information to the media.[1] He resigned on September 13, 2006.[2]

Keyworth died at his home in Monterey, California of prostate cancer on August 23, 2017 at the age of 77.[3]

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  1. Olsen, Parmy (2006-09-07). "Dunn For?". Forbes. Retrieved 2006-09-08.
  2. Kessler, Michelle; Hopkins, Jim (2006-09-13). "New HP chief makes the best of a bad situation". USA Today. Retrieved 2006-09-25.
  3. "George A. Keyworth II, Reagan Science Adviser, Dies at 77". The New York Times. August 28, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.

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