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Department of the Treasury - Nomination of Laurence N. Woodworth To Be an Assistant Secretary

February 17, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Laurence N. Woodworth to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Tax Policy).

Woodworth has been chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation since 1964.

He was born March 2, 1918, in Loudenville, Ohio. He received an A.B. degree from Ohio Northern University in 1940 and an M.S. degree in government from the University of Denver in 1942.

From 1942 to 1943, he was a tax analyst on local government for the Civic Research Institute in Kansas City, Mo. He worked for the Tax Foundation in New York City in 1943 and 1944, and in 1944 joined the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation in Washington, D.C., as an economist.

In 1960 Woodworth received a Ph.D. in economics and public administration from New York University. In 1964 he became chief of staff for the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation.

Woodworth is married to the former Margaret Forrest Bretz. They have four children and live in Cheverly, Md.

Jimmy Carter, Department of the Treasury - Nomination of Laurence N. Woodworth To Be an Assistant Secretary Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/241709