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Department of State Nomination of Richard M. Moose To Be an Assistant Secretary.

June 03, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Richard M. Moose, of Heber Springs, Ark., to be Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Moose is presently Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management.

He was born February 27, 1932, in Little Rock, Ark. He received a B.A. in 1953 from Hendrix College and an M.A. in 1954 from Columbia University.

In 1956 and 1957, Moose was a training officer at the Foreign Service Institute. He was 3d Secretary, Vice Consul, in Mexico City from 1957 to 1960, and 2d Secretary, Vice Counsel, in Yaounde, Cameroon, from 1960 to 1962. From 1962 to 1965, he was a foreign affairs officer at the State Department, and in 1965 he was a congressional fellow of the American Political Science Association.

From 1966 to 1967, Moose was with the National Security Council and from 1968 to 1969, he was with the Institute for Defense Analysis. During 1969 he was staff secretary for the National Security Council.

From 1969 to 1976, Moose was staff associate at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Since 1977, he has been Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management.

Jimmy Carter, Department of State Nomination of Richard M. Moose To Be an Assistant Secretary. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243399