The President today announced his intention to nominate John M. Walker, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Enforcement and Operations).
Since 1975 Mr. Walker has been a partner with the firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn of New York, N.Y. In 1970-75 he was assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Walker was an associate with the firm of Davis, Polk and Wardwell in 1969-70, and in 1966-68 was assigned to the Attorney General, Republic of Botswana, through the Africa-Asia Fellowship Program, administered by the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. He previously served as a staff aide to Senator John Sherman Cooper (R-Ky.).
Mr. Walker was graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1962) and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1966). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1963-67.
Mr. Walker is married and resides in New York City. He was born on December 26, 1940, in New York.