Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


James Alexander


Personal data

Birthdate:  09.10.1927
Birthplace:  Paris / FRANCE
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1963
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  03.02.1980
Place of death:  Vancouver / Washington

Additional information

Civilian; bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, Northwestern University, 1951; degree in medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1955; 1963 for military astronaut - class-3 selected; later served as flight doctor in the USAF; retired from active duties; worked as general surgeon in Washougal, Washington.


Last update on March 01, 2015.