Nomination of Robert N. Broadbent To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

May 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert N. Broadbent to be an Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior (Water and Science). He would succeed Daniel N. Miller, Jr.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior. Previously he was commissioner of Clark County, Las Vegas, NV (1968 - 1981), and served as a trustee of the Federal Bankruptcy Court, Las Vegas, NV, in 1975 - 1981; mayor and council member of the city of Boulder City, NV, in 1959 - 1968; and chairman of Boulder City Charter Committee in 1958 - 1959. In 1950 - 1975 he also served as owner, partner, and manager of Boulder City Drug.

He graduated from Idaho State University (B.S., 1950). He is married, has four children, and resides in Springfield, VA. He was born June 19, 1926, in Ely, NV.