FITZGERALD, ARTHUR ERNEST, 1926-

Government employee, consultant. Born– Birmingham. Married– Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama, B.S. (industrial engineering). Employed by the Pentagon as Deputy for Management Systems, 1965-1969; consultant in McLean, Va. after 1969. Testified before a Senate Committee in 1968 on two billion dollar overrun on contract for C5A cargo plane construction. Position with Pentagon later eliminated.

Source:

Alabama Public Library Service files, Ramparts Magazine, June 1974, and Harpers, July 1974.

Publication(s):

The High Priests of Waste. New York; Norton, 1972.

The Pentagonists; an Insider’s View of Waste, Mismanagement, and Fraud in Defense Spending. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1989.