Nomination of John S. Herrington To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy
The President today announced his intention to nominate John S. Herrington to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). He would succeed Joseph A. Doyle.
In 1965-67 Mr. Herrington served as a deputy district attorney in the Ventura County District Attorney's Office, Ventura, Calif. In 1967 he opened his own law office in Walnut Creek, specializing in real estate, corporate law, taxation, and contracts. In 1967 he became partner and general manager of Herrington, Herrington and Herrington. The following year he founded the Quail Hill Ranch Co.
Mr. Herrington served as first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He is presently attached to the Marine Corps Retired Reserves. He graduated from Stanford University (A.B., 1961) and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (LL.B., J.D., 1964).
Mr. Herrington has recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel. He is married, has two children, and resides in Walnut Creek, Calif. He was born May 31, 1939, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John S. Herrington To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246997