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Becton, Julius Wesley Jr.

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, General


1926 - Born on the 29th of July in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

1944 - He joined the Army Air Corps in July.

1945 - Graduated infantry Officer Candidate School.

       - Served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, rising the the rank of lieutenant general.

1960 - Graduated from Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics.

1966 - University of Maryland Master's Degree in Economics.

       - Graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College, and the National War College.

1984-1985 - Served as the Director of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance in the United States Agency for International Development (US AID).

1985-1989 - Director of Federal Emergency Management Agency(1st black director).

1989-1994 - President of Prairie View A&M University.

1996-1998 - Became the Superintendent of the Washington, DC public school system.


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