Nomination of Edward V. Hickey, Jr., To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward V. Hickey, Jr., to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the remainder of the term of 5 years expiring June 30, 1986. He would succeed Alan Green, Jr. Upon his confirmation, the President intends to designate him as Chairman.
Since 1982 Mr. Hickey has been serving as Assistant to the President and Director of Special Support Services. In 1981 he was commissioned as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Special Support Services. Previously he served as acting counselor for administration at the U.S. Embassy in London. Mr. Hickey served as senior regional security officer for the U.S. Embassies in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Iceland in 1978-1980; Assistant Director of the Office of Security at the Department of State in 1975-1978; executive director of the California State Police in 1969-1975; and a special agent of the U.S. Secret Service in 1964-1969.
Mr. Hickey graduated from Boston College (B.S., 1960). He served in the United States Army in 1954-1956. He is married to the former Barbara Burke, and they have seven sons. He was born July 15, 1935, in Dedham, MA, and now resides in Falls Church, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Edward V. Hickey, Jr., To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260648