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Department of Agriculture and Commodity Credit Corporation Nomination of Dale E. Hathaway To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

March 24, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Dale E. Hathaway, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (International Affairs and Commodity Programs) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation. Hathaway is director of the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington.

Hathaway was born in Decatur, Mich., on June 28, 1925. He received a B.A. in economics (1947) and an M.A. (1948) from Michigan State University and a D.P.A. (1952) from Harvard University. From 1944 to 1946, he served in the U.S. Navy as an ensign.

From 1950 to 1955, Hathaway was an instructor, then assistant professor, of agricultural economics at 'Michigan State University. He was a senior staff member on the Council of Economic Advisers in 1955 and 1956, and then returned to Michigan State where he served as an associate professor, then professor, of agricultural economics until 1961.

In 1961-62 Hathaway served as a visiting professor of economics at the University of Chicago, and in 1962 he returned to Michigan State as a professor of agricultural economics and as chairman of the department in 1969-70.

From 1970 to 1972, Hathaway served as director of the Center for Rural Manpower and Public Affairs. He was a program adviser in agriculture for the Ford Foundation's Asia and Pacific Program from 1972 until 1975, when he became director of the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Hathaway is the author of "Government and Agriculture" (1963), "Problems of Progress in the Agricultural Economy" (coauthor) (1964), and "The People of Rural America" (1976). He was a member of the National Manpower Advisory Commission in 1970, the President's Scientific Advisory Commission in 1966-67, and the Council of Economic Advisers from 1961 to 1963.

Jimmy Carter, Department of Agriculture and Commodity Credit Corporation Nomination of Dale E. Hathaway To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243340