Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Rudd

Eldon Dean

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  15.07.1920
Birthplace:  Camp Verde / Arizona
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1984
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986
Day of death:  08.02.2002
Place of death:  Scottsdale / Arizona

Additional information

Bachelor of science from the Arizona State University, 1947; doctor of rights from the University of Arizona, 1949; from 1950 until 1970 he was special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI; from 1977 until 1987 member of the House of Representatives (Republican party); in 1984 he was a candidate for the "Politican in Space program"; not selected due of his age (64 years).

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