Nominations, February 10, 1984

Nomination of Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., To Be an Assistant General Counsel at the Department of the Treasury

February 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., to be an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury (Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service). He would succeed Kenneth W. Gideon.

Mr. Goldberg presently serves as a partner with the law firm of Latham, Watkins & Hills (tax department) in Washington, DC. He served as Assistant to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue in 1981 - 1982 and Acting Director, Legislation and Regulations Division, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, in 1982. Previously he was with Latham, Watkins & Hills as a partner in 1981 and an associate in 1973 - 1981. He was an instructor at Yale University in 1971 - 1973.

He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1969; J.D., 1973). He is married, has four children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. He was born October 15, 1947, in St. Louis, MO.

Nomination of Robert H. Conn To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy

February 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert H. Conn to be Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management). This is a new position.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management). Previously he was manager of the Federal liaison division of Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1972 - 1981. He served in the United States Navy in 1943 - 1972 in various positions, including Assistant Director, Budget and Reports, Office of the Navy Comptroller (1969 - 1972); Director, Fleet Resources Office, Headquarters Naval Material Command (1968 - 1969); and Assistant Director in the Chief of Naval Operations Budget Office (1967 - 1968). He retired from the Navy as captain on January 1, 1972.

He graduated from the University of Mississippi (B.A., 1956) and the University of Rochester (M.S., 1962). He is married, has five children, and resides in Kilmarnock, VA. He was born June 8, 1925, in Boonton, NJ.