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• Ronald Reagan
Appointment of Carl A. Anderson as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison
September 26, 1985

The President has appointed Carl A. Anderson to be Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. Mr. Anderson will have responsibility for domestic issues.

Since 1983 Mr. Anderson has been serving in the Office of Policy Development. Previously he was counselor to the Under Secretary of Health and Human Services in 1981-1983. He served as legislative assistant to Senator Jesse Helms in 1976-1981. He was a member of the Presidential transition team in the office of the President-elect in 1980-1981. Mr. Anderson is an attorney admitted to practice in the State of Washington and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Anderson graduated from Seattle University (B.A., 1972) and the University of Denver College of Law (.I.D., 1975). He is married to the former Dorian Lounsbury, and they have four children. He was born February 27, 1951, in Torrington, CT, and currently resides in Arlington, VA.

Citation: Ronald Reagan: "Appointment of Carl A. Anderson as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison ", September 26, 1985. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=39150.
 
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