Nomination of Dennis Eugene Whitfield To Be Under Secretary of Labor
The President today announced his intention to nominate Dennis Eugene Whitfield to be Under Secretary of the Department of Labor. He would succeed Ford Barney Ford.
Mr. Whitfield is presently serving as Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Labor. Previously he was with the Republican National Committee as regional political director for the Southeast, then as director of education and training, and later, director of political affairs. He was director of the Republican National Committee's 1979 and 1980 voter registration program.
He graduated from the University of Georgia (B.A., 1971). He is married and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born July 9, 1948, in Albany, GA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Dennis Eugene Whitfield To Be Under Secretary of Labor Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258757