Farmers Home Administration Nomination of Gordon Cavanaugh To Be Administrator.
The President today announced that he will nominate Gordon Cavanaugh, of Garrett Park, Md., to be Administrator of the Farmers Home Administration, Department of Agriculture. Cavanaugh is executive director of the Housing Assistance Council in Washington.
He was born April 3, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa. He received an A.B. in economics from Fordham College in 1950, and an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1953.
From 1953 to 1966, Cavanaugh was in private law practice, and from 1956 to 1960, he was also assistant city solicitor for the city of Philadelphia. From 1966 to 1968, he was commissioner of the Department of Licenses and Inspections of the city of Philadelphia.
Cavanaugh was housing director for the city of Philadelphia from 1968 until 1971, when he became executive director of the Housing Assistance Council, a nonprofit corporation established to improve the delivery of subsidized housing and related governmental assistance to rural areas and small municipalities.
Jimmy Carter, Farmers Home Administration Nomination of Gordon Cavanaugh To Be Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244302