Nomination of James Abdnor To Be Administrator of the
Small Business Administration
December 23, 1986
President announced his intention to nominate Senator James Abdnor
as Administrator of the Small Business Administration. He will succeed James C.
Abdnor serves in the United States Senate and will
until January 6, 1987. He took office in
1981. During his tenure in the Senate he has served on the Appropriations
Committee and several subcommittees. He has served as chairman of both the
General and Water Resources Subcommittees and was vice chairman of the Joint
Economic Committee. Previously, he served in the House of Representatives, 1972
- 1980; was Lieutenant Governor for the State of South Dakota, 1968 - 1970; and was a
member of the South Dakota State Senate, 1956 - 1967.
Abdnor graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.S., 1945). He was
born February 13, 1923, in Kennebec, SD, and resides in Falls Church, VA.