The President today announced that he will nominate Charles N. Van Doren, of Washington, D.C., to be Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). He would replace Amrom Katz, resigned.
Van Doren was born April 7, 1924, in Orange, N.J. He received an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1949.
Van Doren practiced law in New York for 13 years with the firm of Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett. Since 1963 he has been at ACDA, serving as Assistant General Counsel (1963), Deputy General Counsel (1964-1973), Special Assistant for Treaty Implementation (1974), Deputy Assistant Director of the International Relations Bureau (1975), Deputy Assistant Director for Non-Proliferation (1976), and Acting Assistant Director for the Non-Proliferation Bureau (1977).