Sean O'Keefe

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Sean O'Keefe
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7th Chancellor of Louisiana State University
In office
February 21, 2005 – February 1, 2008
Preceded byMark Emmert
Succeeded byMichael V. Martin
10th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In office
December 21, 2001 – December 13, 2004
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byDaniel Goldin
Succeeded byMichael D. Griffin
69th United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
July 7, 1992 – January 20, 1993
Acting: July 7, 1992 – October 2, 1992
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byDaniel Howard (acting)
Succeeded byFrank Kelso (acting)
United States Department of Defense Comptroller
In office
May 22, 1989 – July 7, 1992
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byClyde O. Glaister
Succeeded byJohn Hamre
Personal details
Sean Charles O'Keefe

(1956-01-27) January 27, 1956 (age 66)
Monterey, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
RelativesArthur J. O'Keefe (great-grandfather)
Michael O'Keefe (uncle)
EducationLoyola University New Orleans (BA)
Syracuse University (MPA)

Sean Charles O'Keefe (born January 27, 1956) is an American politician. He was the former chairman of Airbus Group, Inc.,[1][2] former Secretary of the Navy, former Administrator of NASA, and former chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU).[3] He is a former member of the board of directors of DuPont.

References[change | change source]

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