The President today announced that he will nominate Samuel B. Nemirow, of Fairfax, Va., to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He would replace Robert Blackwell, who has resigned.
Nemirow has been Deputy Assistant Secretary for Maritime Affairs since 1972. He was born October 23, 1940, in Hartford, Conn. He received a B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1958 and an LL.B. from Boston University in 1962.
From 1965 to 1969, Nemirow was assistant to the .Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission. From 1969 to 1970, he practiced law with the Washington firm of Galland, Kharasch, Calkins & Brown. From 1970 to 1972, he was Chief of the Regulation Division at the Transportation Department.