Nomination of John G. Keane To Be Director of the Bureau of the Census
The President today announced his intention to nominate John G. Keane to be Director of the Census, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Bruce Chapman. Since 1972 Mr. Keane has been president of Managing Change, Inc., in Barrington, Ill. Previously he was vice president of resource and planning of J. Walter Thompson in Chicago, Ill., in 1968-1972; and vice president, account supervisor, and director of research services of North Advertising, Inc., in Chicago, Ill., in 1966-1968.
He graduated from Syracuse University (A.B., 1952), the University of Notre Dame (B.S.C., 1955), Indiana University (M.B.A., 1956), and the University of Pittsburgh (Ph. D., 1965). He is married, has three children, and resides in Barrington, Ill. He was born July 3, 1930, in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John G. Keane To Be Director of the Bureau of the Census Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/262355