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Nomination of Bruce Chapman To Be United States Representative to the United Nations Vienna Office and Deputy United States Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency

June 10, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bruce Chapman to be the Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed Richard Salisbury Williamson.

Mr. Chapman has been serving as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Planning and Evaluation since 1983. In 1981-1983 he was Director, Bureau of the Census. Mr. Chapman was secretary of state for the State of Washington in Seattle. In 1960-1971, he was publisher for Advance magazine; a writer for the New York Herald Tribune; and was self-employed as a consultant and writer.

During the years 1968-1981, he served on the Washington Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Civil Disorders; the Governor's Urban Affairs Council (a Washington State study commission); U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for Washington State; the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; and the University of Washington visiting committee for the school of international studies.

Mr. Chapman graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1962). He is married to the former Sarah Gilmore Williams, they have two children and reside in Washington, DC. He was born December 1, 1940, in Evanston, IL.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Bruce Chapman To Be United States Representative to the United Nations Vienna Office and Deputy United States Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260230