Sean O'Keefe

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Sean C. O'Keefe
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Administrator of NASA
In office
December 21, 2001 – April 13, 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Daniel Goldin
Succeeded by Michael D. Griffin
United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
July 7, 1992 – January 20, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Daniel Howard
Succeeded by Frank B. Kelso II
Personal details
Born Sean Charles O'Keefe
(1956-01-27) January 27, 1956 (age 62)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.[1]
Nationality American
Relations Arthur J. O'Keefe (great-grandfather)
Michael H. O'Keefe (uncle)
Patricia Carlin O'Keefe (mother)
Patrick Gordon O'Keefe (father)
Occupation University Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs[2]
Known for Administrator of NASA (2001–2005)

Sean Charles O'Keefe (born January 27, 1956) is an American politician. He was the former chairman of Airbus Group, Inc.,[3][4] former Secretary of the Navy, former Administrator of NASA, and former chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU).[5] He is a former member of the board of directors of DuPont.

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  3. "EADS taps government vet",, October 22, 2009; accessed September 18, 2014.
  4. "EADS North America names Sean O'Keefe as Chief Executive Officer". EADS. October 20, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-16. 
  5. History of LSU, Louisiana State University, January 15, 2010