Nomination of Donald S. Lowitz for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament
The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald S. Lowitz, of Illinois, for the rank of Ambassador while serving as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament.
Mr. Lowitz has been serving as the U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament with the personal rank of Ambassador since December of last year. Prior to that time, he was engaged in the private practice of law in Chicago, IL, in the firms of Lowitz and Lowitz (1952-1954); Lowitz, Vihon, Lowitz and Stone (1959-1969); and Lowitz, Stone, Kipnis, and Goodman (1971-1974). He was a partner in the firm of Aaron, Schimberg, Hess, and Gilbert in 1974-1984.
He served as Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago (1954-1959) and was general counsel of the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, DC (1969-1971). In 1972-1978 he was a member and then Chairman of the Board of Foreign Scholarships and served as a consultant in the Executive Office of the President in 1974-1975 and with the Department of Defense in 1975.
Mr. Lowitz received a bachelor of legal science in 1950 from the Northwestern University School of Commerce and a J.D. in 1952 from the Northwestern University School of Law. He is married, has three children, and resides in Chicago, IL. He was born April 16, 1929, in Chicago, IL.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Donald S. Lowitz for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259440