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International Monetary Fund - Nomination of Thomas B.C. Leddy To Be Alternate U.S. Executive Director

May 26, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Thomas B.C. Leddy, of Vienna, Va., to be Alternate U.S. Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund. Leddy has held that position since 1975, so this would be a reappointment.

Leddy was born January 27, 1943, in Washington, D.C. He received a B.A. in economics from George Washington University in 1964 and has completed coursework for a Ph.D. in economics there.

In 1964 and 1965, Leddy was a research assistant on the NASA Space Flight Telemetry Project at George Washington University. From 1965 to 1968, he was an international economist in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs (OASIA), Office of Latin America.

From 1968 to 1970, Leddy was Assistant Financial Attaché in the American Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. During 1970 he served as an international economist in OASIA's Office of Industrial Nations, detailed to assist the Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of International Monetary Affairs.

Leddy was an international economist in OASIA's Industrial Nations Finance, International Monetary Office from 1970 to 1973. From 1973 to 1975, he was deputy director of the Office of International Monetary Affairs.

Jimmy Carter, International Monetary Fund - Nomination of Thomas B.C. Leddy To Be Alternate U.S. Executive Director Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243220