Department of Justice Nomination of John M. Harmon To Be an Assistant Attorney General.
The President today announced that he will nominate John M. Harmon, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General.
Since January 1977, Mr. Harmon has been Deputy Assistant Attorney General, working in the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice.
A native of Statesville, N.C., Mr. Harmon attended the University of North Carolina from 1962 to 1966, receiving his B.A. degree. He obtained his J.D. degree from Duke University.
Mr. Harmon, who was born July 16, 1944, was a law clerk in the office of Judge Griffin Bell in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
From 1970 to 1972, he was a law clerk for Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and Justice Hugo L. Black, United States Supreme Court.
From 1972 to 1976, he practiced law with the firm of Coudert Freres in Paris, France.
Jimmy Carter, Department of Justice Nomination of John M. Harmon To Be an Assistant Attorney General. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243964