Nomination of Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Morocco
The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., of Connecticut, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco. He would succeed Angier Biddle Duke.
Mr. Reed was an assistant to the President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 1961-63. Since 1963 he has been with the Chase Manhattan Bank of North America in New York, N.Y., serving successively as assistant to the director (1963-68), vice president and executive assistant to Chairman David Rockefeller in (1969-81), and vice president and adviser to the chairman (1981 to present). Since February 1981 he has also been senior adviser to the Chairman of the United States Business Committee for Jamaica . He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Reed graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1961). He is married, has two children, and resides in Greenwich, Conn. He was born December 17, 1937, in New York, N.Y.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Morocco Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247113