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Department of Agriculture Nomination of Leland E. Bartelt To Be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service.

June 09, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Leland E. Bartelt, of California, to be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service in the Department of Agriculture. Bartelt is assistant director and chief of the California State Division of Animal Industry, supervising animal, meat, and dairy regulations.

Bartelt was born May 27, 1922, in Byron, Calif. He received a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University in 1945.

Bartelt has worked for the California Department of Food and Agriculture since 1945, serving in various administrative positions. From 1969 to 1972, he was an assistant director of the department and chief of its Division of Inspection Services, and since 1972 he has been assistant director and chief of the Division of Animal Industry.

Jimmy Carter, Department of Agriculture Nomination of Leland E. Bartelt To Be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243568