Nomination of A. James Barnes To Be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
The President today announced his intention to nominate A. James Barnes to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He would succeed Alvin L. Aim.
Since 1983 Mr. Barnes has been serving as General Counsel of the Environmental Protection Agency. Previously, he was General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture in 1981-1983; partner in the law firm of Beveridge, Fairbanks & Diamond in Washington, DC, in 1973-1981; assistant to the Deputy Attorney General in 1973; Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970-1973; trial attorney and special assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, in 1969-1970; and assistant professor in the Graduate School of Business at Indiana University in 1967-1969.
He graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1964) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1967). He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born August 30, 1942, in Napoleon, OH.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of A. James Barnes 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/259286