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James M. Beggs
James Montgomery Beggs
January 9, 1926
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||April 23, 2020
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||United States Naval Academy
|Occupation||businessman, consultant, administrator|
|Known for||former administrator of NASA|
James Montgomery Beggs (January 9, 1926 – April 23, 2020) was an American businessman and politician. He served as the 6th Administrator of NASA. He was nominated by President Reagan on June 1, 1981. Beggs took his oath of office and entered the post on July 10, 1981, serving until December 4, 1985.
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