Nominations of Cabinet Members
January 20, 1981
Nomination of Alexander M. Haig, Jr., To Be Secretary of State
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr., of Hartford, Conn., to be Secretary of State.
General Haig is president and chief operating officer of United Technologies Corp., a position he has held since December 24, 1979.
General Haig was born on December 2, 1924. He received a B.S. from the United States Military Academy in 1947 and a M.A. from Georgetown University in 1961. He was graduated from the Naval War College in 1960 and the Army War College in 1966.
He received his commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army in 1947. He served as staff officer in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Department of the Army, from 1962 to 1964 and as Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army in 1964. From 1964 to 1965, he served as Deputy Special Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense. He served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967 and as Regimental Commander and Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Military Academy from 1967 to 1969. From 1969 to 1970, General Haig served as Military Assistant to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and from 1970 to 1973 served as Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
In 1973 General Haig was commissioned general and served as Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Later in 1973 he returned to the White House as Chief of Staff, a position in which he served until 1974 when he was appointed Commander in Chief of the U.S. European Command. He served in that capacity as well as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe SHAPE, until his retirement from the Army in 1978.
A trustee of Loyola College, General Haig is married to the former Patricia Antoinette Fox. They have three childeren: Alexander P., Brian F., and Barbara E.
Nomination of Donald T. Regan To Be Secretary of the Treasury
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Donald T. Regan, of Colts Neck, N.J., to be the Secretary of the Treasury.
Mr. Regan is chairman and chief executive officer of Merrill Lynch and Co., Inc., the holding company formed in May 1973 by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Mr. Regan was born on December 21, 1918. He was graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in 1940. He joined the United States Marine Corps and retired at the end of World War II as a lieutenant colonel.
In 1946 Mr. Regan joined Merrill Lynch as an account executive trainee. Following his training, he worked as an account executive in Washington, D.C. In early 1952 he was named manager of the Over-the-Counter Department in New York. In 1954 Mr. Regan became a general partner in Merrill Lynch.
From 1955 until 1960, Mr. Regan served as manager of the Merrill Lynch office in Philadelphia. In 1960 he returned to New York as administrative division director.
In April 1964 Mr. Regan was elected executive vice president of Merrill Lynch, and in 1968 he became president. He was named chairman and chief executive officer of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith in January 1971. He relinquished those titles in January 1980 and continues as a director and member of the executive committee of the company.
Mr. Regan is the author of ``A View from the Street,'' an analysis of the events on Wall Street during the crisis years of 1969 and 1970, which was published in 1972 by The New American Library. He has also written many articles that have appeared in various financial and business publications.
Mr. Regan is a member of the Policy Committtee of the Business Roundtable. He is also a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as chairman of the trustees of the University of Pennsylvania from 1974 to 1978 and is currently a life trustee of the university. He holds honorary degrees from four universities and is a trustee of the Charles E. Merrill Trust, a charitable foundation.
He is married to the former Ann Buchanan, and they have four children: Donna, Donald, Richard, and Diane.
Nomination of Caspar Willard Weinberger To Be Secretary of Defense
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Caspar Willard Weinberger, of Hillsborough, Calif., to be the Secretary of Defense.
Mr. Weinberger is general counsel, vice president, and director of the Bechtel Power Corp.
He was born on August 18, 1917. He was graduated magna cum laude with an A.B. from Harvard University in 1938 and in 1941 received an LL.B. from Harvard. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In 1941 he entered the United States Army as a private and was honorably discharged as a captain in 1945. He served in the 41st Infantry Division in the Pacific Theatre and on the intelligence staff of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. He was awarded the Bronze Star.
Following his admission to the California Bar, Mr. Weinberger served as a law clerk to United States Judge William E. Orr from 1945 to 1947. He was elected to the California State Legislature from the 21st District in 1952 and was reelected without opposition in 1954 and 1956. From 1947 to 1969, Mr. Weinberger practiced law with the firm of Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe and was a partner from 1959 to 1969. He served as vice chairman of the California Republican Central Committee from 1960 to 1962 and as chairman from 1962 to 1964. From 1968 to 1970, Mr. Weinberger served as director of finance for the State of California. In 1970 he served as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and from 1970 to 1972, he served as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Mr. Weinberger served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1972 to 1973, and in 1973, served as Counsellor to the President. He served as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1973 to 1975.
Mr. Weinberger is married to the former Jane Dalton. They have two children: Arlin Cerise and Caspar Willard, Jr.
Nomination of William French Smith To Be Attorney General of the United States
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated William French Smith, of Los Angeles, Calif., to be Attorney General of the United States.
Mr. Smith is a senior partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher of Los Angeles.
Born in Wilton, N.H., on August 26, 1917, Mr. Smith attended the University of California, where he received his A.B. summa cum laude in 1939, and Harvard University, where he received his LL.B. in 1942. He served in the United States Naval Reserve from 1942 to 1946 and attained the rank of lieutenant.
He was admitted to the California Bar in 1942 and became a senior partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 1946. Mr. Smith is a director of Pacific Lighting Corp., of San Francisco, Jorgensen Steel Co., and Pullman, Inc., of Chicago.
He has been a member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on International, Educational, and Cultural Affairs in Washington since 1971; a member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council since 1970 and its president since 1975; a member of the Los Angeles Committee on Foreign Relations from 1954 to 1974; a member of the Executive Committee of the California Roundtable since 1975; a trustee of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery since 1971; a trustee of Claremont Men's College since 1967; a trustee of the Cate School since 1971; and a trustee of the Northrop Institute of Technology from 1973 to 1975.
He has been a member of the Board of Regents of the University of California since 1968 and served as its chairman from 1970 to 1972, from 1974 to 1975, and in 1976. He has been a member of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles from 1963 to 1972; a member of the California Foundation for Commerce and Education since 1975; a member of the Advisory Council, Harvard University School of Government, since 1971; a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University, since 1978; a member of the Stanton Panel on International Information, Education, and Cultural Relations, Washington, since 1974; a member of the Board of Governors of the Performing Arts Council, Los Angeles Music Center, since 1978; a director of the California Chamber of Commerce since 1963 and served as its president in 1974 and 1975.
He was a member of the California delegation to the Republican National Convention in 1968, 1972, and 1976, serving as chairman of the delegation in 1968 and vice chairman of the delegation in 1972 and 1976.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the American Judicature Society, and the American Law Institute.
He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, and Pi Sigma Alpha.
He is married to the former Jean Webb, and they have four children: William French, Stephanie Oakes, Scott Cameron, and Gregory Hale.
Nomination of James G. Watt To Be Secretary of the Interior
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated James G. Watt, of Englewood, Colo., to be Secretary of the Interior.
Mr. Watt is president and chief legal officer of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, a public interest law center dedicated to bringing a balance to the courts in the defense of individual liberty and the private enterprise system. He has held that positon since July 1977.
Mr. Watt was born on January 31, 1938. He received a B.S. with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Commerce and Industry in 1960 and a J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1962.
From July to November 1962, Mr. Watt served as personal assistant to Milward L. Simpson, candidate for the United States Senate. Following Simpson's election, Mr. Watt served as legislative assistant and counsel to the Senator. From September 1966 to January 1969, he served as secretary to the Natural Resources Committee and the Environmental Pollution Advisory Panel, Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Mr. Watt served as special assistant to the Secretary and Under Secretary of the Interior from January to May 1969 and, following that, served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior. From July 1972 to November 1975, he served as director of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation and, from November 1975 to July 1977, served with the Federal Power Commission as Commissioner and as Vice Chairman.
A member of the Wyoming Bar and the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Watt was editor of the Wyoming Law Journal and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the national scholastic honor society.
He is married and has two children.
Nomination of John R. Block To Be Secretary of Agriculture
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated John R. Block, of Springfield, Ill., to be Secretary of Agriculture.
Mr. Block is Illinois Director of Agriculture and owns and operates his family farm near Galesburg, Ill.
Mr. Block was born on February 15, 1935. In 1957 he was graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Since 1960, when he completed U.S. Army service as an infantry officer, he has guided the growth of Block Farms.
In September 1980 he led a 3-week people-to-people fact-finding mission to the Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, Austria, and Switzerland. In 1978 and 1979 he served as a member of agricultural export teams traveling to China and Japan, and in 1977 represented Illinois at the Anuga Food Show in West Germany.
Mr. Block represents Illinois Governor James Thompson on the agricultural committee of the National Governors Association as well as the association's agricultural export task force. He has received numerous awards, including the Governor's Outstanding Achievement Award, the Cooperative Extension Service's Meritorious Service Award for outstanding contributions to Illinois agriculture, and the U.S. Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer Award. He has served as president of the Mid-America International Agri-Trade Council and as chairman of a 11-State farm summit involving leaders of all major farm organizations. He is a trustee of the Farm Foundation and a former board member of the Illinois Farm Bureau.
Mr. Block and his wife, Sue, have a son and two daughters.
Nomination of Malcolm Baldrige To Be Secretary of Commerce
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Malcolm Baldrige, of Woodbury, Conn., to be Secretary of Commerce.
Mr. Baldrige is chairman and chief executive officer of Scovill, Inc., of Waterbury, Conn.
Born October 4, 1922, Mr. Baldrige received his B.A. from Yale University in 1943. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946 with the rank of captain.
Mr. Baldrige joined Eastern Co. in 1947 as a foundry foreman and became foundry superintendent, division manager, and group vice president before serving as president from 1960 to 1962. He joined Scovill, Inc., as executive vice president in 1962, became president and chief executive officer in 1963, and chairman and chief executive officer in 1969.
He is director of Scovill, Inc., AMF, Inc., ASARCO, Inc., Bendix Corp., Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co., Eastern Co., and Uniroyal, Inc. He holds membership on the Business Council, the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., International Chamber of Commerce, and the Citizens Research Foundation.
He has served as chairman for National Corporate Giving for Yale University and is an ex officio member of the Yale Development Committee.
He served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1968, 1972, and 1976, Connecticut cochairman of United Citizens for Nixon-Agnew, a member of the National Republican Finance Committee, and chairman of the Connecticut Bush for President Committee in 1980.
He is married to the former Margaret Trowbridge Murray, and they have two children: Megan Brewster and Mary Trowbridge.
Nomination of Raymond J. Donovan To Be Secretary of Labor
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Raymond J. Donovan, of Short Hills, N.J., to be Secretary of Labor.
Mr. Donovan is executive vice president of Schiavone Construction Co. of Secaucus, N.J.
Born August 31, 1930, in Bayonne, N.J., he was graduated from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans in 1952 with a B.A. in philosophy.
From 1953 to 1958, he was associated with the American Insurance Co. in New Jersey, serving as a represetative in Essex and Hudson Counties until 1955, when he joined the company's surety department.
In 1959 he joined Schiavone Construction Co. as a shareholder and vice president with responsibilities in all phases of construction and management. He became executive vice president in 1971 with broadened responsibilities in all subsidiary firms.
He became a member of the Ballantine Brewery Workers Union in 1950 when he was a summer employee of the brewery. In 1952 and 1953 he was a member of the Electrical Workers Union, IBEW.
During his association with Schiavone Construction Co., he has had primary responsibility for labor relations, conducting negotiations on behalf of his company. In addition, he has been involved in labor-related activities in the maritime industry, as well as in newspaper publishing, serving as a negotiator and developer of labor contracts for the New York Herald Tribune.
He is chairman of the lay board of directors of the Shrine of St. Josephs in Stirling, N.J., and chairman of the lay board of advisers of Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, a charitable and social work order of the Catholic Church. From 1973 to 1965, he was chairman of the board of Honesty House, a privately endowed home for treatment of alcoholics and addicts, in Stirling, N.J.
He is married to the former Catherine Sblendorio, and they have three children: Kenneth, Mary Ellen, and Keith.
Nomination of Richard S. Schweiker To Be Secretary of Health and Human Services
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Richard Schultz Schweiker, of Worcester, Pa., to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Schweiker was United States Senator from Pennsylvania.
He was born on June 1, 1926. During World War II, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served aboard an aircraft carrier from 1944 until his discharge as an electronics technician, second class, in 1946. He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in 1950, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
He was a business executive from 1950 to 1960. In 1960 Mr. Schweiker was elected to the United States House of Representatives from the 13th Congressional District of Pennsylvania and served in the House from January 1961 to January 1969. In 1968 Mr. Schweiker was elected to the United States Senate. He was the ranking minority member of the Labor and Human Resources Committee and ranking minority member of its Health and Scientific Research Subcommittee. He was a member of the Appropriations Committee and ranking minority member of its Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Subcommittee. He also served on the Rules and Administration Committee.
He is an honorary member of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America and a member of the board of directors of the Schwenkfelder Library. He is the recipient of the Bringer of Light Award of the National Jewish Fund, the Samuel H. Daroff Humanitarian Award, the B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League Award, the National Mental Health Association Award, the Prime Minister of Israel's Medal, and the Opportunities Industrialization Center Key Award.
He is married to the former Claire Joan Coleman. They have five children: Malcolm, Lani, Kyle, Richard S., Jr., and Kristi.
Nomination of Samuel R. Pierce, Jr., To Be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Samuel R. Pierce, Jr., of Long Island, N.Y., to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Mr. Pierce is a senior partner in the New York City law firm of Battle, Fowler, Jaffin, Pierce & Kheel.
Mr. Pierce was born on September 8, 1922. He received his A.B. in 1947 from Cornell University and his J.D. in 1949 from Cornell Law University. In 1952 Mr. Pierce received an LL.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law and from 1957 to 1958 did postgraduate study as a Ford Foundation fellow at the Yale Law School. On May 31, 1972, he was awarded an honorary doctor of laws (LL.D.) by New York University.
Admitted to the New York Bar in 1949, he began his law career as an assistant district attorney for New York County, an office he held until 1953. He was then appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In 1955 he became the Assistant Under Secretary of Labor, then associate counsel and later counsel to the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust of the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Pierce returned to New York City in 1957 where he practiced law and subsequently served as a judge of the Court of General Sessions (now part of the New York Supreme Court) in 1959 and 1960. In 1961 Mr. Pierce became a partner in the law firm of Battle, Fowler, Stokes & Kheel, where he has practiced until the present.
In 1970 Mr. Pierce was appointed General Counsel of the United States Treasury Department, a position he held until 1973. During this period he was also the Executive Director and General Counsel of the Emergncy Loan Guarantee Board, a Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, General Counsel to the National Advisory Council, and Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity in the Treasury. He is a director of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, General Electric Co., International Paper Co., U.S. Industries, First National Boston Corp., First National Bank of Boston, and a trustee of the Rand Corp. He is also a governor of the American Stock Exchange, chairman of the Impartial Disciplinary Review Board of the New York City Transit System, and the impartial arbitrator of the New York City Transit System.
Mr. Pierce is married to the former Barbara Wright, and they have one daughter, Mrs. Victoria Pierce Ransmeier.
Nomination of Andrew L. Lewis, Jr., To Be Secretary of Transportation
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Andrew Lindsay Lewis, Jr., of Schwenksville, Pa., to be Secretary of Transportation.
Mr. Lewis is deputy chairman of the Republican National Committee. He also served as deputy director of the Office of the President-elect. Since 1974 he has been associated with the firm of Lewis & Associates, financial and management consultants, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
Born November 3, 1931, Mr. Lewis received his B.S. from Haverford College in Pennsylvania in 1953, his M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1955, and did postgraduate work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968.
From 1955 to 1960, Mr. Lewis was foreman, job superintendent, production manager, and director of Henkels & McCoy, Inc., of Blue Bell, Pa. From 1960 to 1968, he was vice president for sales and director of American Olean Tile Company, Inc., a division of National Gypsum Co. in Lansdale, Pa.
In 1969 and 1970 he served as assistant to the chairman of National Gypsum Co. in Buffalo, N.Y. In 1970 he joined the Simplex Wire & Cable Co. in Boston as president and chief executive officer and served as its chairman until 1972. From 1970 to 1974, he was president and chief executive officer of Snelling & Snelling, Inc.
He is a director of Wawa, Inc., Henkels & McCoy, Inc., Tamaqua Wire & Cable Co., Provident National Corp., Provident National Bank, Philadelphia Suburban Water Co., and the Coleman Co.
He served as organizational chairman of the Dick Schweiker for Congress Committee in 1960 and the Pennsylvania State Committee for the 24th Senatorial District from 1964 to 1966 and from 1970 to 1973; Republican chairman of Montgomery County, Pa., from 1965 to 1968; a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1980; chairman of the Schweiker for Senator Committee in 1968; chairman of the Republican Financial Committee of Pennsylvania from 1971 to 1973; the Republican national committeeman for Pennsylvania from 1976 to the present. He was the Republican candidate for Governor in 1974.
He is married to the former Marilyn S. Stoughton, and they have three children: Karen Stoughton Sacks, Russell Shephard, and Andrew Lindsay IV.
Nomination of James B. Edwards To Be Secretary of Energy
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated James Burrows Edwards, of Charleston, S.C., to be Secretary of Energy.
Dr. Edwards, an oral surgeon, served as Governor of South Carolina from 1975 to 1978.
He was born on June 24, 1927. He received a B.S. in 1950 from the College of Charleston and a D.M.D. in 1955 from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Maritime Service. He began his service as a seaman and was discharged as a deck officer. He was on active duty with the United States Navy from 1955 to 1957 and remained in the Naval Reserve until 1967, holding the rank of lieutenant commander upon discharge.
Dr. Edwards was elected chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party in 1964, a post he held until 1969. He was elected the First Congressional District Republican Party chairman in 1970 and resigned that post in 1971 to become the Republican Party's candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives. He served as a member of the South Carolina State Senate from 1972 to 1974. As Governor of South Carolina, Dr. Edwards served as chairman of the National Governors Association Subcommittee on Nuclear Energy in 1978 and as chairman of the Southern Governors Conference in the same year.
He is a member of the American Dental Association and has served as a diplomate on the American Board of Oral Surgery since 1963. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national honorary leadership fraternity, and of Phi Delta, the honorary dental fraternity. Dr. Edwards is a member of the board of trustees of Baker Hospital in Charleston and of the Charleston Council of the Navy League of the United States. He is also on the board of trustees of the College of Charleston Foundation.
Dr. Edwards is married to the former Ann Norris Darlington, and they have two children: James B. Edwards, Jr., and Catharine Darlington Edwards.
Nomination of Terrel H. Bell To Be Secretary of Education
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Terrel H. Bell, of Salt Lake City, Utah, to be Secretary of Education.
Mr. Bell is Utah Commissioner of Higher Education and chief executive officer of the Utah State Board of Regents.
Mr. Bell received his B.A. in 1946 from the Southern Idaho College of Education, and in 1954 he received his M.S. in educational administration from the University of Idaho. In 1961 he received his doctorate in educational administration from the University of Utah.
He served in the United States Marines from 1942 to 1946, and from 1946 to 1947, he was athletic coach and science teacher at Eden Rural High School in Eden, Idaho. From 1947 to 1954, he served as superintendent of the Rockland Valley (Idaho) School, and from 1954 to 1955, he had a Ford Foundation fellowship in school administration. From 1955 to 1957, he served as superintendent of Star Valley Schools in Afton, Wyo., and from 1957 to 1962, he seved as superintendent of the Weber County School District in Ogden, Utah. He served as professor and chairman of the department of educational administration at Utah State University from 1962 to 1963 and served as Utah State Superindentent of Public Instruction from 1963 to 1970. He served as Deputy Commissioner for School Systems with the U.S. Office of Education from 1970 to 1971 and from 1971 to 1974 served as superintendent of the Granite School District in Salt Lake City. From June of 1974 to July of 1976, he served as United States Commissioner of Education, a position to which he was appointed by the President of the United States.
Mr. Bell is the author of 6 books as well as 27 articles, and 3 of his major addresses have been published in ``Vital Speeches of the Nation.'' He has received numerous awards including the Secretary's Special Citation from Caspar Weinberger (1975), a Certificate of Merit of State Boards of Education from Edinboro (Pa.) State College (1975), the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of State Boards of Education (1973), the Distinguished Service Award from the National Council of Chief State School Officers (1971), and the Outstanding Service Award from the Utah School Boards Association (1970).
Mr. Bell is 59 years old. He is married and has four sons.
Nomination of Jeane J. Kirkpatrick To Be United States Representative to the United Nations
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick, of Bethesda, Md., to be United States Representative to the United Nations, with Cabinet rank.
Dr. Kirkpatrick is the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey professor at Georgetown University and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI).
Dr. Kirkpatrick was born on November 19, 1926. She received an A.A. from Stephens College in 1946, an A.B. from Barnard College in 1948, an M.A. in political science from Columbia University in 1950, and a Ph. D. in political science from Columbia in 1968.
From 1962 to 1967, Dr. Kirkpatrick served as an assistant professor at Trinity College. From January to June 1970, she served as a professorial lecturer at the Institute for American Universities, University of Aix-Marseilles, Aix-en-Provence, France. From 1967 to 1978, she served as a professor in the department of government at Georgetown University. Dr. Kirkpatrick joined AEI in May 1977. She became the Leavey professor at Georgetown University in September 1978.
Dr. Kirkpatrick is the author of three books: ``The New Presidential Elite,'' ``Political Women,'' and ``Leader and Vanguard in Mass Society: A Study of Peronist Argentina.'' She has written numerous articles for many publications and has lectured extensively. She was a member of the Democratic National Convention's National Commission on Party Structure and Presidential Nomination and serves on the editorial boards of Regulation and of Public Opinion. She is a member of the executive council of the International Political Science Program and, from 1974 to 1976, served as a member of the Southern Political Science Association Committee on the Status of Women.
Dr. Kirkpatrick has received many awards and honors, including an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Mt. Vernon College and the Distinguished Alumnae Award from Stephens College.
She is married and has three children.
Nomination of David A. Stockman To Be Director of the Office of Management and Budget
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated David Alan Stockman, of St. Joseph, Mich., to be the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and to be a member of the President's Cabinet.
Mr. Stockman is the United States Representative from the Fourth Congressional District of Michigan.
Mr. Stockman was born on November 10, 1946. He was graduated cum laude from Michigan State University in 1968 with a degree in U.S. history.
He served on the staff of Representative John Anderson as a special assistant from 1970 to 1972. In 1972 he was named executive director of the House Republican Conference Committee.
In 1976 Mr. Stockman was elected to the House of Representatives. He served on the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee and was a member of two of its subcommittees: Energy and Power, and Health and Environment. He also served on the House Administration Committee. Since 1977 Mr. Stockman has served as chairman of the Republican Economic Policy Task Force and is a member of the National Commission on Air Quality.
Nomination of William J. Casey To Be Director of Central Intelligence
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated William J. Casey, of Roslyn Harbor, N.Y., to be Director of Central Intelligence and to be a member of the President's Cabinet.
Mr. Casey was chairman of the executive committee of the Office of the President-elect, chairman of the Interim Foreign Policy Advisory Board, and a member of the Transition Appointments Committee. He is counsel to the law firm of Rogers & Wells of New York and Washington.
Born March 13, 1913, Mr. Casey attended Fordham University where he received his undergraduate and LL.B. degrees.
During World War II, Mr. Casey served as an aide to William B. Donovan in the Washington headquarters of the Office of Strategic Services, as Chief at OSS London headquarters, and as chief of secret intelligence for General Eisenhower's theater of war.
From April 1971 to January 1976, Mr. Casey served as President and Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, and Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1969 to 1977, he served on a number of Presidential commissions, including the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, the Commission on Organization for the Conduct of Foreign Policy, the General Advisory Committee on Arms Control, and the Presidential Task Force on International Development.
Mr. Casey is a director of Capital Cities Communications, Long Island Lighting Co., and Long Island Trust Co., and chairman of the executive committee of the International Rescue Committee, and cochairman of the Citizen's Commission on Indo-Chinese Refugees.
Mr. Casey is married to the former Sophia Kurz, and they have a daughter, Bernadette.
Nomination of William E. Brock To Be United States Trade Representative
January 20, 1981
The President today nominated William E. Brock to be United States Trade Representative. Mr. Brock will be a member of the Cabinet, and he will report to the President.
Since 1977 Mr. Brock has been chairman of the Republican National Committee. From 1970 to 1977, he served as United States Senator from Tennessee, and from 1962 to 1970, he represented the Third Congressional District of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.
Mr. Brock was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on November 23, 1930. He attended Washington and Lee University, where he earned a B.S. in 1953. Following his service as an officer in the United States Navy, Mr. Brock became associated with the Brock Candy Co. as a marketing executive.
He was elected to the Congress in 1962 and throughout his service was active in Republican Party building efforts, serving as head of the National Young Voters Programs in 1972. In 1974 Mr. Brock was selected to head the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Mr. Brock is married to the former Laura (Muffet) Handly, and they have four children: Bill, Oscar, Hutchey, and John.