Appointments & Nominations, January 8, 1982

Appointment of James S. Rosebush as Deputy Assistant to the President

January 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint James S. Rosebush to be Deputy Assistant to the President. He will also assume the role of Chief of Staff for East Wing Operations, effective February 1, 1982. He will continue to report to Michael K. Deaver, Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President. Mr. Rosebush will succeed Peter McCoy.

Since August 1981, Mr. Rosebush has been Special Assistant to the President working on the private sector initiatives. He joined the administration in May as Director, Office of Business Liaison, U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to this he had responsibility for a $10 million corporate contributions program at the Standard Oil Co. of Ohio. Before assuming his position with Standard Oil he was a vice president for the National Chamber Foundation, a public policy research organization, and Citizens Choice, a national grassroots, taxpayers lobby, both affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

He also held positions with the C. S. Mott Foundation, Flint, Mich., and the Associated Foundations of Greater Boston, now the Association of New England Grantmakers.

Mr. Rosebush, who was born in Flint, Mich., received his B.A. from Principia College, Elsah, Ill., and his M.A. in public affairs from the Boston University. He taught corporate public issues and the history of philanthropy at both Georgetown University and the George Washington University.

He is married to the former Nancy Paull of Connecticut, and they have two daughters, Claire and Lauren. They reside in Washington.

Nomination of Walter J. Stoessel, Jr., To Be Deputy Secretary of State

January 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Walter J. Stoessel, Jr., to be Deputy Secretary of State. He would succeed William P. Clark.

Mr. Stoessel is currently Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. Previously he was Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany in 1976 - 80 and was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. in 1974 - 76. In 1972 - 74 Mr. Stoessel was Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs. He was Ambassador to Poland in 1968 - 72.

In 1965 - 68 Mr. Stoessel was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs and served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Moscow in 1963 - 65. He was a political officer in Paris in 1961 - 63. He held a variety of diplomatic positions in Caracas, Moscow, Bad Nauheim, and Paris in 1942 - 61.

Mr. Stoessel graduated from Stanford University (1941). He was born January 24, 1920.

Nomination of Lawrence S. Eagleburger To Be an Under Secretary of State

January 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lawrence S. Eagleburger to be Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. Mr. Eagleburger would succeed Walter J. Stoessel, Jr.

Mr. Eagleburger is currently Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs. He was Ambassador to Yugoslavia in 1977 - 80 and Deputy Under Secretary for Management in 1975 - 77. Mr. Eagleburger was Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State in 1973 - 75.

In 1973 he was Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Operations. Mr. Eagleburger was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of Defense in 1971 - 73. He was political adviser to the Counselor for Political Affairs, U.S. Mission to NATO, in 1969 - 71. In 1969 he was executive assistant to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1967 - 69 Mr. Eagleburger was special assistant to the Under Secretary of State and a member of the National Security Council in 1966 - 67.

Mr. Eagleburger graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.S., 1952; M.S., 1957). He was born August 1, 1930.

Nomination of Powell A. Moore To Be an Assistant Secretary of State

January 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Powell A. Moore to be Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations. He would succeed Richard Fairbanks, who will continue to serve in the Department of State and will undertake a special assignment to be announced at a later date.

Mr. Moore is currently Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. Previously he was engaged for 6 years in governmental relations and Washington representation as a consultant for a variety of corporations and associations.

He began his Washington career in 1966 as an aide to the late Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia. When Senator Russell died in 1971, he became Deputy Director of Public Information for the U.S. Department of Justice and later served in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the White House under Presidents Nixon and Ford. When he left the White House staff to enter private business in 1975, he was a Deputy Special Assistant to the President.

Mr. Moore worked on the national Presidential campaign staff of President Nixon in 1972, of President Ford in 1976, and of President Reagan in 1980. His association with the Reagan campaign began in early 1979, and he was assistant director of congressional relations for the Reagan transition between election day in 1980 and the Inauguration on January 20, 1981.

Mr. Moore graduated from the Henry Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in 1959. He is a former weekly newspaper editor in Georgia and served for 3\1/2\ years as a United States Army officer, including a tour in West Germany. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born January 5, 1938, in Milledgeville, Ga.