Appointment of John S. Herrington as Deputy Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel
The President today announced the appointment of John S. Herrington to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel.
In 1965-67 Mr. Herrington was deputy district attorney in the Ventura County District Attorney's Office in California. In 1967 he opened his own law office in Walnut Creek, Calif., specializing in real estate, corporate law, taxation, and contracts. He was recently involved in property management.
During the 1980 Presidential campaign, Mr. Herrington was a full-time volunteer advance man with the Reagan for President committee. Following the Republican National Convention he was named western regional director for advance.
Mr. Herrington was graduated from Stanford University (A.B., 1961) and the University of California, Hastings College of Law (LL.B., J.D.; 1964). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Herrington is married, has two children, and resides with his family in Walnut Creek, Calif. He was born in Los Angeles on May 31, 1939.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of John S. Herrington as Deputy Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247295