Nomination of Janet L. Norwood To Be Commissioner of Labor Statistics

April 23, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Janet L. Norwood to be Commissioner of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, for a term of 4 years. This is a reappointment.

Mrs. Norwood has served as the Commissioner of Labor Statistics at the Department of Labor (DOL) since 1979. Previously, she was Acting Commissioner of Labor Statistics (DOL), 1978 - 1979; and Deputy Commissioner of Labor Statistics (DOL), 1973 - 1978.

Mrs. Norwood graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University (B.A., 1945) and Tufts University (M.A., 1946; Ph.D., 1949). She was born on December 11, 1923, in Newark, NJ. Mrs. Norwood is married, has two children, and currently resides in Bethesda, MD.