James C. Fletcher

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James C. Fletcher
James Fletcher, official NASA portrait.jpg
Official NASA Portrait
BornJune 5, 1919
Millburn, New Jersey
DiedDecember 22, 1991(1991-12-22) (aged 72)
Washington, DC
Resting placeSalt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37.92″N 111°51′28.8″W / 40.7772000°N 111.858000°W / 40.7772000; -111.858000
Alma materColumbia University
California Institute of Technology
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsNASA
University of Utah

James Chipman Fletcher (June 5, 1919 – December 22, 1991) was an American civil servant. He was the president of the University of Utah from 1964 to 1971. He also served as the 4th and 7th Administrator of NASA. He first served from April 27, 1971 to May 1, 1977, and again from May 12, 1986, to April 8, 1989.