Designation of William Edward Hale as United States Commissioner on the Pecos River Commission
The President today announced his intention to designate William Edward Hale to be the Commissioner representing the United States on the Pecos River Commission.
Mr. Hale is a retired hydrologist whose career with the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey spanned the years 1939 to 1980. From 1979 to 1980, he was project chief, Task 1, U.S. Geological Survey, Albuquerque, NM. He was district chief, 1966-1978; project chief, 1961-1965; district engineer, 1956-1960; and project chief, 1952-1956. From 1942 to 1952, he performed general ground water studies for the State of Iowa in cooperation with the Iowa Geological Survey. From 1939 to 1941, he completed a study of water resources in the Pecos Valley, NM.
Mr. Hale graduated from the University of New Mexico (B.S., 1938). He is married and has three children. He was born July 22, 1916, in Nowata, OK, and resides in Albuquerque, NM.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of William Edward Hale as United States Commissioner on the Pecos River Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/254026