Nomination of Peter Otto Murphy To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters
The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter Otto Murphy, of the District of Columbia, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters. He would succeed Michael B. Smith.
Mr. Murphy joined the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations in November 1974, to participate in the Multilateral Trade Negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland. During these negotiations, he participated in a number of nontariff measure issues and was responsible for the United States position on textile tariff negotiations. He has worked in the USTR's textile office since February 1977.
He graduated from Washington and Jefferson College (B.A., 1971) and Georgetown University (M.S.F.S., 1974). He was born March 23, 1948, in Providence, R.I.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Peter Otto Murphy To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245253