Appointment of Susan J. Crawford as General Counsel of the Army

 

December 15, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Susan J. Crawford to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense.

 

Since 1983 Mrs. Crawford has been General Counsel of the Army for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Army, 1981 - 1983. Mrs. Crawford was a partner in the firm of Burnett, Eiswert, and Crawford in Oakland, MD, 1979 - 1981, and an associate, 1977 - 1979. From 1978 to 1979, she also served as the assistant State's attorney for Garrett County, MD.

 

Mrs. Crawford graduated from Bucknell University (B.A., 1969) and New England School of Law (J.D., 1977). She was born April 22, 1947, in Pittsburgh, PA. She is married, has one child, and resides in Falls Church, VA.

 

Nomination of Robert J. Kabel To Be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States

 

December 15, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert J. Kabel to be a member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 1989. He would succeed Joseph Wentling Brown.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Kabel has been a partner with Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Evans in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House, 1982 - 1985. Mr. Kabel was legislative director for Senator Richard G. Lugar, 1977 - 1982; and legislative assistant for Senator Paul Fannin, 1975 - 1977. Mr. Kabel was assistant to the Governor, Office of Governor Winfield Dunn in Nashville, TN, 1972 - 1975.

 

Mr. Kabel graduated from Denison University (B.A., 1969), Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 1972), and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 1979). He served in the United States Army from December 1972 to March 1973. He was born November 30, 1946, in Burbank, CA, and he currently resides in Washington, DC.