Nomination of Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., To Be Public Printer
The President today announced his intention to nominate Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., to be Public Printer, Government Printing Office. He would succeed Danford L. Sawyer, Jr.
He is presently serving as Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Small Business Administration. Previously, he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator, Small Business Administration in 1982-1984; Special Assistant to the Associate Administrator for Management Assistance, Small Business Administration in 1982; Special Consultant to the Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S.. Department of the Treasury in 1981-1982; vice president and manager of Kennickell Printing Co. in 1971-1981; and staff officer and Artillery Battery Commander, U.S.. Army Field Artillery, West Germany, in 1967-1971.
He graduated from The Citadel Military College (B.S., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Reston, VA. He was born October 21, 1945, in Savannah, GA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., To Be Public Printer Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260967