Commissioner of Social Security Nomination of Stanford G. Ross.
The President announced today that he will nominate Stanford G. Ross, of Washington, D.C., to be Commissioner of Social Security of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. He will replace Mr. James Caldwell, who has retired.
Mr. Ross has been a partner in the law firm of Caplin and Drysdale since 1969. From 1968 to 1969, he served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 1967 and 1968, he was a staff assistant at the White House. He was a professor in the New York University School of Law from 1963 to 1967, and for the 2 years prior to that he was an assistant counsel of the Treasury Department in Washington.
Mr. Ross was born October 9, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo. He received a B.A. degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1953 and a J.D. degree from Harvard University in 1956.
Jimmy Carter, Commissioner of Social Security Nomination of Stanford G. Ross. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248735