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Nomination of John William Bode To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture

June 03, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate John William Bode to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Food and Consumer Services). He would succeed Mary Claiborne Jarratt.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of Agriculture. Previously he was special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture. In 1979-1981 he was a congressional aide on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Mr. Bode graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1977) and George Mason University School of Law (J.D., 1983). He is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born January 24, 1955, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John William Bode To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260090