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• Ronald Reagan
Nomination of Donald L. Dotson To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
April 17, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald L. Dotson to be Assistant Secretary of Labor (Labor Management Relations).

Since 1976 Mr. Dotson has served as chief labor counsel to the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. He was labor attorney, Western Electric Go., Inc., in 1975-76. In 1973-75 Mr. Dotson was labor counsel to the Westinghouse Electric Corp. and subsidiaries. He was an attorney to the National Labor Relations Board in 1968-73.

Mr. Dotson is a member of the Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1960-65 and was honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant commander.

He was graduated from the University of North Carolina (B.A., 1960) and Wake Forest University (J.D., 1968).

Mr. Dotson resides in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was born in Rutherford County, N.C., on October 8, 1938.

Citation: Ronald Reagan: "Nomination of Donald L. Dotson To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor ", April 17, 1981. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=43706.
 
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