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Nomination of Franklin Eugene Bailey To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture

March 23, 1989

The President today announced his intention to nominate Franklin Eugene Bailey to be Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Government and Public Affairs). He would succeed Wilmer D. Mizell, Sr.

Since 1987 Mr. Bailey has been a government relations representative of the National Cotton Council of America in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was executive director of the southeast area for the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service of the Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC, 1985 - 1987; Deputy Director of Administration, Personnel Policies and Budget, 1983 - 1985; agricultural programs coordinator, 1981 - 1983; and a senior policy specialist, 1978 - 1981.

Mr. Bailey received a bachelor of science degree and a master of public administration degree from James Mason University. He was born July 31, 1949, in Phenix, VA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Fredericksburg, VA.

George Bush, Nomination of Franklin Eugene Bailey To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247712