Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Donald S. Lowitz While Serving as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

December 17, 1984

The President today announced his intention to accord the personal rank of Ambassador to Donald S. Lowitz, of Illinois, in his capacity as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament.

Mr. Lowitz has been engaged in the private practice of law in Chicago, IL, since 1952 and was a partner in his last firm of Aaron, Schimberg, Hess, and Gilbert in 1974 - 1984. He served as Assistant United States Attorney in the office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago in 1954 - 1959 and was General Counsel of the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, DC, in 1969 - 1971. In 1972 - 1978 he was a member and then Chairman of the Board of Foreign Scholarships and served as a consultant with the Executive Office of the President (1974 - 1975) and with the Department of Defense (1975). Since 1984 he has been United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, in Washington, DC.

Mr. Lowitz received a bachelor of legal science in 1950 from the Northwestern University School of Commerce and his J.D. in 1952 from the Northwestern University School of Law. He was born April 16, 1929, in Chicago, IL.