Nomination for Director of the United States Geological Survey
The President announced today that he intends to nominate Gordon P. Eaton to be the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior.
"Gordon Eaton is a highly respected earth scientist with a strong understanding of the workings of the USGS," said the President. "I believe he will do a fine job as Director."
NOTE: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.
William J. Clinton, Nomination for Director of the United States Geological Survey Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/220147