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Appointment of William J. Crowe, Jr., as a Governor on the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross

January 06, 1989

The President today announced his intention to appoint Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., to be a Governor on the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

Admiral Crowe has served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, since 1985. Prior to this, he was commander in chief of the allied forces in the Pacific, 1983, and in Southern Europe, 1980. Admiral Crowe was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations at the Department of the Navy, 1977-1980, and Commander of the Middle East Force in Bahrain, 1976-1977. He has served in the U.S. Navy since 1946.

Admiral Crowe graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1946); Stanford University (M.A., 1956); and Princeton University (Ph.D., 1965). He was born January 2, 1925, in La Grange, KY. He is married, has three children, and resides in Fort Myer, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of William J. Crowe, Jr., as a Governor on the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253043

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