Nomination of James R. Richards To Be Inspector General of the Department of the Interior
The President today announced his intention to nominate James R. Richards to be Inspector General, Department of the Interior. He would succeed Richard Mulberry. Since 1981 he has been serving as Inspector General at the Department of Energy. Previously, he was general counsel and vice president of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest in 1980-1981; vice president of the Capital Legal Foundation in 1978-1980; consultant to the National Legal Center for the Public Interest in 1977; and Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals, Department of the Interior, in 1974-1977.
He graduated from Western State College (B.A., 1955) and the University of Colorado School of Law (LL.B., 1960). He was born November 21, 1933, in Kinder Post, MO, and now resides in Arlington, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of James R. Richards To Be Inspector General of the Department of the Interior Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258719