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Nomination of Frank Henry Habicht II To Be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

April 13, 1989

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank Henry Habicht II to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He would succeed A. James Barnes.

Mr. Habicht is currently a principal with William D. Ruckelshaus Associates and a senior attorney in the environmental and natural resources department of Perkins Coie in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as Assistant Attorney General of the United States for the Land and Natural Resources Division, 1983 - 1987. From 1982 to 1983, Mr. Habicht was Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Land and Natural Resources Division. He was Special Assistant to Attorney General William French Smith, 1981 - 1982, and an associate with Kirkland and Ellis, 1978 - 1981.

Mr. Habicht graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1975) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1978). He was born April 10, 1953, in Oak Park, IL. He is married and has two children.

George Bush, Nomination of Frank Henry Habicht II To Be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248280