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Appointment of S. Fred Singer as a Member of the National Commission on Superconductivity

January 06, 1989

The President today announced his intention to appoint S. Fred Singer to be a member of the National Commission on Superconductivity. This is a new position.

Since 1987 Dr. Singer has served as chief scientist at the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC. Previously he was a professor of environmental science at the University of Virginia, 1971-1987. Dr. Singer has also served as an aerospace, energy, and environmental consultant to numerous corporations and government agencies throughout his career.

Dr. Singer graduated from Princeton University (Ph.D., 1948) and holds a B.E.E. degree from Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, and in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, 1950-1953. He was born September 27, 1924, in Vienna, Austria, and currently resides in Arlington, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of S. Fred Singer as a Member of the National Commission on Superconductivity Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/252999

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