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Federal Aviation Administration Nomination of Quentin S. Taylor To Be Deputy Administrator.

March 30, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Quentin S. Taylor, of Acton, Maine, to be Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. Taylor is currently Director of the FAA for the New England Region.

He was born on February 22, 1936, in Front Royal, Va. He received a B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Howard University in 1959 and an M.A. from Syracuse University in political science in 1967. He also studied at Syracuse under the FAA's Administrative Management Development Program.

From 1959 to 1965, Taylor was an electronic engineer in the FAA's Bureau of Facilities in Washington. In 1965 and 1966, he was an appraisal staff specialist in the Office of Appraisal at FAA, and from 1966 to 1969, he served as special assistant to the Associate Administrator for Administration.

Taylor served as Director of Civil Rights at the FAA from 1969 to 1971, and as Deputy Director of the FAA for the Alaskan Region from 1971 until 1975, when he became Director for the New England Region.

Taylor was the DOT nominee for the Arthur S. Flemming Award in 1971 and for the William A. Jump Award in 1971, 1972, and 1973.

Jimmy Carter, Federal Aviation Administration Nomination of Quentin S. Taylor To Be Deputy Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243517