The Honorable Stanley Wayne Legro
The Honorable Stanley Wayne Legro passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 in La Jolla, California. Mr. Legro was a dedicated public servant and generous supporter of the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.
Mr. Legro was born in 1936 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He graduated first in the Class of 1959 at the U.S. Naval Academy, and following graduation, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, which brought him to the San Diego area. He resigned his commission to attend Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review. Public service was an important part of Mr. Legro's life, and he served as a member of the San Diego Planning Commission and as a board member of the Citizens Democracy Corps. He was also appointed Assistant Administrator for Enforcement at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Ford administration, and he remained active in environmental causes following his retirement, both as a member of the EPA Alumni Association and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Environmental Law Institute.
NAFAC is extremely grateful for the generosity and support of Mr. Legro. We are proud to present the Legro Address in his honor.