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Nomination of David A. Stockman To Be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

January 20, 1981

The President today nominated David Alan Stockman, of St. Joseph, Mich., to be the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and to be a member of the President's Cabinet.

Mr. Stockman is the United States Representative from the Fourth Congressional District of Michigan.

Mr. Stockman was born on November 10, 1946. He was graduated cum laude from Michigan State University in 1968 with a degree in U.S. history.

He served on the staff of Representative John Anderson as a special assistant from 1970 to 1972. In 1972 he was named executive director of the House Republican Conference Committee.

In 1976 Mr. Stockman was elected to the House of Representatives. He served on the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee and was a member of two of its subcommittees: Energy and Power, and Health and Environment. He also served on the House Administration Committee. Since 1977 Mr. Stockman has served as chairman of the Republican Economic Policy Task Force and is a member of the National Commission on Air Quality.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of David A. Stockman To Be Director of the Office of Management and Budget Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246824