Nomination of Donald James Quigg To Be Deputy Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks
The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald James Quigg to be Deputy Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Lutrelle F. Parker.
Since 1945 Mr. Quigg has been employed in the patent division of the Phillips Petroleum Co. He was technical assistant specialist in 1945-46, staff patent attorney in 1946-50, senior patent attorney, section chief, in 1950-54, associate patent counsel and chief, legal branch, in 1954-71, and patent counsel since 1971. Previous to 1945, he was in the private practice of law.
Mr. Quigg graduated from Oklahoma University (B.A., 1937) and Kansas City University (now University of Missouri at Kansas City) (J.D., 1940). He served in the U.S. Army in 1942-45. Mr. Quigg is married, has two children, and resides in Bartlesville, Okla. He was born April 28, 1916, in Kansas City, Mo.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Donald James Quigg To Be Deputy Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247164