Nomination of Thomas M. Boyd To Be an Assistant Attorney General

 

July 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas M. Boyd to be an Assistant Attorney General (Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs) at the Department of Justice. He would succeed John R. Bolton.

 

Since March 1988 Mr. Boyd has been Acting Assistant Attorney General, and since 1986 Deputy Assistant Attorney General (Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs) at the Department of Justice. Prior to this he was associate counsel for the Committee on the Judiciary for the U.S. House of Representatives, 1976 - 1986. He was also attorney-adviser for the staff of the Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of Justice, 1974 - 1976.

 

Mr. Boyd graduated from Virginia Military Institute (B.A., 1968) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1971). He was born September 10, 1946, in Yorktown, VA. Mr. Boyd served in the U.S. Air Force, 1972 - 1973. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.