John Michael McConnell
|Director of National Intelligence|
February 20, 2007 – January 27, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John Negroponte|
|Succeeded by||Dennis Blair|
|Director of the National Security Agency|
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Bill Studeman|
|Succeeded by||Kenneth Minihan|
|Born||July 26, 1943|
Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.
|Education||North Greenville University|
Furman University (BA)
George Washington University (MPA)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1967–1996|
John Michael "Mike" McConnell (born July 26, 1943) is a former vice admiral in the United States Navy.
During his naval career he served as Director of the National Security Agency from 1992 to 1996. His civilian career includes serving as the United States Director of National Intelligence from 20 February 2007 to 27 January 2009 during the Bush administration and seven days of the Obama administration.
McConnell was born and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Mark Mazzetti; Cooper, Helene; Gay Stolberg, Sheryl (January 4, 2007). "The Struggle for Iraq; In shift, Director for Intelligence in State Dept. Post". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-02-25.
- ↑ "Bush to name retired admiral to top intel post". MSNBC. Associated Press. January 5, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-22.