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Nomination of John R. Bolton To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development

December 15, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Bolton to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Program and Policy Coordination). He would succeed Alexander Shakow.

Mr. Bolton has been General Counsel, Agency for International Development, since February 1981. Previously he was an attorney with the firm of Covington and Burling in Washington, D.C., in 1974-81. He served on the personnel management transition team during the Presidential transition effort in 1980-81.

Mr. Bolton graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1970) and Yale Law School (J.D, 1974). He is married and resides in Vienna, Va. He was born October 20, 1948, in Baltimore, Md.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John R. Bolton To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246229