Nominations, June 23, 1982

Nomination of Robert G. Dederick To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce

June 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert G. Dederick to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. This is a new position.

He is presently serving as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. He was with the Northern Trust Co. in 1964 - 1981, serving as senior vice president and chief economist in 1970 - 1981. He was with New England Mutual Life Insurance Co. in 1957 - 1964.

He graduated from Harvard University (A.B., A.M., Ph. D.). He is married, has three children, and resides in Hinsdale, Ill. He was born November 18, 1929.

Nomination of Bevis Longstreth To Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

June 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bevis Longstreth to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 1984. He would succeed Philip A. Loomis, Jr.

Mr. Longstreth has been serving as Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission since 1981. He practiced law with the firm of Debevoise, Plimpton, Lyons and Gates in 1962 - 1981 and was admitted to partnership in that firm in 1970. He served as secretary on the Special Committee on Science and Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in 1962 - 1967. He has been a lecturer at Columbia Law School since 1975.

He graduated from Princeton University (B.S.E., 1956) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1961). He is married, has three children, and resides in New York, N.Y. He was born January 29, 1934.