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Appointment of Susan J. Crawford as General Counsel of the Army

December 15, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Susan J. Crawford to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense.

Since 1983 Mrs. Crawford has been General Counsel of the Army for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Army, 1981-1983. Mrs. Crawford was a partner in the firm of Burnett, Eiswert, and Crawford in Oakland, MD, 1979-1981, and an associate, 1977-1979. From 1978 to 1979, she also served as the assistant State's attorney for Garrett County, MD.

Mrs. Crawford graduated from Bucknell University (B.A., 1969) and New England School of Law (J.D., 1977). She was born April 22, 1947, in Pittsburgh, PA. She is married, has one child, and resides in Falls Church, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Susan J. Crawford as General Counsel of the Army Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/252257

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