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Butterfield, Alexander Porter

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

1926 – Butterfield was born in Pensacola, Florida on the 6th of April.

1968 – He was project officer for the General Dynamics F-111 and a senior Defense Department representative in Australia with the rank of Colonel.

1972 – Butterfield was appointed on the 19th of December as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.

1973 – He was routinely asked to appear before the United States Senate committee headed by Sam Ervin and was interviewed by staff of the committee on the 13th of July.

1975 – Butterfield was not involved in the Watergate cover-up and was therefore not prosecuted. He remained at the FAA under Gerald Ford until he resigned on the 31st of March. He then became a business executive.

2005 – Butterfield was among those who correctly guessed the identity of Watergate informant "Deep Throat" prior to the disclosur. He told The Hartford Courant in 1995, "I think it was a guy named Mark Felt."