Nomination of John F. Scruggs To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services
The President today announced his intention to nominate John F. Scruggs to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Legislation). He would succeed Thomas R. Donnelly, Jr.
Since 1982 Mr. Scruggs has been serving as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. Previously, he was floor assistant to the Republican Whip, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1981-1982; minority counsel, Subcommittee on the Rules of the House, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1980-1981; and staff assistant to the Committee on Rules in 1978-1980.
He graduated from Biola College (B.A., 1978) and is presently attending the Washington College of Law at American University. He is married and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born January 14, 1955, in Salinas, CA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John F. Scruggs To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260863