The President today announced his intention to nominate John Langeloth Loeb, Jr., of New York, to be Ambassador to Denmark, vice Warren Damian Manshel, resigned.
Mr. Loeb has been with Loeb, Rhoades and Co. of New York City since 1956, as general partner (1959-73) and limited partner (1973-present). Since 1979 he has been president of John L. Loeb, Jr., Associates of New York, N.Y. He has also served as special adviser to Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller on environmental matters (1967-73); chairman of New York State Council on Environmental Advisors (1970-75) and of the Governor's Keep New York State Clean program (1971-75); and chairman of the Holly Sugar Corp. (1969-71). He has served as director of John Morrell and Co., Atlantico del Golfo, the American Star Insurance Co., International Rescue Committee, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Rio Grande Industries.
Mr. Loeb graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1952) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1954). He served in the U.S. Air Force as first lieutenant in 1954-56. He has two children and resides in Purchase, N.Y. He was born May 2, 1930, in New York, N.Y.