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Alan S. Boyd

Alan S. BoydAKA Alan Stephenson Boyd

Born: 20-Jul-1922
Birthplace: Jacksonville, FL
Died: 18-Oct-2020
Location of death: Seattle, WA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Transportation, 1967-69

Military service: US Army (WWII, 1942-45)

First U.S. Secretary of Transportation, appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson. After term ended, became President of Illinois Central Railroad, and then of Amtrak.

Father: Clarence Boyd
Mother: Elizabeth Stephenson
Wife: Flavil Juanita Townsend (m. 3-Apr-1943, one son)
Son: Mark

    University: University of Florida (1939-41)
    Law School: LLB, University of Virginia (1948)

    US Secretary of Transportation (1966-69)
    US Commerce Department Undersecretary of Commerce (1965-66)
    US Civil Aeronautics Board Chairman (1961-65)
    Amtrak President
    American Bar Association
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Florida Bar
    Kiwanis Club
    National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners
    Obama for America

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