Nomination of George F. Murphy, Jr., To Be Deputy Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

 

March 21, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate George F. Murphy, Jr., to be Deputy Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. He would succeed David F. Emery.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Murphy has been a consultant with the American Nuclear Energy Council in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was director of the Senate National Security Office, 1977 - 1986; executive director of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, 1975 - 1977; deputy director of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, 1968. He served in the Central Intelligence Agency, 1950 - 1958.

 

Mr. Murphy graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1949). He was born May 1, 1924, in Boston, MA. He served in the United States Army Air Corps, 1942 - 1946. Mr. Murphy is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.