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Preceded by  Brockway McMillan
Education  New York University
Name  Alexander Flax

Children  Laurel
Spouse(s)  Ida Leane
Succeeded by  John L. McLucas
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President  John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson
Born  January 18, 1921 Brooklyn, New York (1921-01-18)
Alma mater  New York University University of Buffalo
Occupation  aeronautical engineer, government official
Died  June 30, 2014, Potomac, Maryland, United States
Residence  Potomac, Maryland, United States

Alexander Henry Flax (January 18, 1921 – June 30, 2014) was the third Director of the National Reconnaissance Office.

Flax was Director NRO as the second generation of imaging systems became operational and began to play a major role in United States intelligence during the Cold War. He advocated major growth in NRO funding and personnel. Flax oversaw the production of signals intelligence collectors from space and promoted the development of an electro-optical imaging system for U.S. reconnaissance satellites.


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