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Porter Johnston Goss

TENURE AS DIRECTOR:
24 September 2004 - 21 April 2005


BIRTH:

November 1938, Waterbury, Connecticut


EDUCATION:

Yale University, B.A., 1960


APPOINTED:

10 August 2004 by President George W. Bush; confirmed by Senate, 22 September 2004; sworn in, 24 September 2004


DEPUTY DIRECTOR:

John E. McLaughlin, 24 September 2004 - 12 November 2004


EARLIER CAREER:

  • U.S. Army intelligence officer, 1960-62
  • Clandestine Service Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, 1962-1972
  • Small business owner, newspaper founder; member of the city council and mayor, Sanibel, Florida, 1974-1983
  • Commissioner, Lee County (Florida) Commission, 1983-1988; chairman, 1985-1986
  • Member of Congress, 14th District, Florida, 1989-2004
  • Chair, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 1997-2004
  • Co-chair, joint congressional inquiry into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

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