Nomination of Millicent Fenwick for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

June 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Millicent Fenwick, of New Jersey, for the rank of Ambassador during the tenure of her service as United States Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome.

Mrs. Fenwick was associate editor of Conde Nast Publications, Inc., in New York, N.Y., in 1938 - 1952. In 1969 - 1972 she served in the New Jersey State Assembly in Trenton, N.J., and was New Jersey director of the division of consumer affairs in 1973 - 1974. She was United States Representative from the State of New Jersey in Washington, D.C., in 1975 - 1983. Since 1983 she has been United States Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome.

Mrs. Fenwick attended Columbia University and the New School for Social Research. Her foreign languages are French, Italian, and Spanish. She was born February 25, 1910, in New York, N.Y.