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Department of the Treasury Nomination of Robert Carswell To Be Deputy Secretary.

March 23, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Robert Carswell, of New York, N.Y., to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. Carswell is a partner in the New York law firm of Shearman and Sterling.

He was born on November 25, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He received an A.B. degree from Harvard College in 1949 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1952. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1955, mainly in the Far East, as a lieutenant (jg.), USNR, and an agent in the Office of Naval Intelligence.

From 1956 to 1962, Carswell was an associate with Shearman and Sterling. He served as special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury from 1962 until 1965, when he returned to Shearman and Sterling as a partner.

Carswell is vice president and former treasurer of the Association of the Bar of New York City, a director of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and a director of Caledonian Hospital of the City of New York.

He is a director and member of the executive committee of the Private Export Funding Corp., a director and chairman of the audit committee of the Graniteville Co., and a director of Aiken Industries, Inc.

Jimmy Carter, Department of the Treasury Nomination of Robert Carswell To Be Deputy Secretary. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243320