Nomination of Ford Barney Ford To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
The President today announced his intention to nominate Ford Barney Ford to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, vice Robert B. Lagather, retired.
Since 1978 Mr. Ford has been vice president of the California Institute for Industrial and Governmental Relations in Sacramento, Calif. He was chairman and public member of the California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board in 1973-78; deputy secretary, California Resources Agency, in 1967-73; executive director and chief consultant, the Senate Fact Finding Committee on Natural Resources, in 1959-67; associate administrative analyst, Joint Legislative Committee, in 1955-59; and an inspector with the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in 1948-55.
Mr. Ford graduated from the University of California (B.S., 1948) and attended the Virginia Military Institute. He served in the U.S. Army in 1943-46.
Mr. Ford is married, has two grown children, and resides in Citrus Heights, Calif. He was born November 19, 1922, in Norton, Va.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Ford Barney Ford To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247616