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Department of the Navy Nomination of Robert ]. Murray To Be Under Secretary.

January 17, 1980

The President today announced that he will nominate Robert J. Murray, of Alexandria, Va., to be Under Secretary of the Navy. He would replace Robert James Woolsey, Jr., resigned.

Murray has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs since 1978.

He was born August 30, 1934, in Marlborough, Mass. He received a B.S. from Suffolk University in 1961 and an M.P.A. from Harvard University in 1966.

From 1969 to 1972, Murray was political attache at the American Embassy in London. From 1973 to 1975, he was Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense. From 1975 to 1976, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.

From 1977 to 1978, Murray was a consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Jimmy Carter, Department of the Navy Nomination of Robert ]. Murray To Be Under Secretary. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/249481

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