Nomination of Gerald P. Carmen To Be the United States Representative to the United Nations European Office
The President today announced his intention to nominate Gerald P. Carmen, of New Hampshire, as the Representative of the United States of America to the European Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed Geoffrey Swaebe who is now Ambassador to Belgium.
Mr. Carmen was with Carmen Automotive, Inc., in Manchester, NH, in 1944-1959 beginning as stock clerk and advancing to vice president. In 1959-1979 he was the owner of Car-Go Home and Auto Centers, Inc., and in 1979-1982 was in consulting and real estate with Mach I, Inc., in Manchester. In 1980 he served as transition team leader at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC, and since 1981 has been Administrator of the General Services Administration.
Mr. Carmen received his B.A. in 1952 from the University of New Hampshire. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born July 8, 1930, in Quincy, MA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Gerald P. Carmen To Be the United States Representative to the United Nations European Office Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260596