1948 – James H. Burnley IV was born.
1970-1973 – He graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts and got his Juris Doctor from Harvard.
1983 – He served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
1987-1989 – He became U.S. Secretary of Transportation outright.
1996 – He was a senior advisor to Robert Dole’s Presidential campaign.
– He later served on the board of directors of Infrasoft, Inc.
2001-2003 – He worked as a lobbyist for the airline industry.