Nomination of Ralph W. Tarr To Be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior
The President today announced his intention to nominate Ralph W. Tarr to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior. He would succeed Frank K. Richardson.
Since 1984 Mr. Tarr has been serving as Acting Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Previously he was at the Department of Justice as principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in 1982-1984. Since 1982 he has also been a member of the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, representing the Department of Justice. He was with Baker, Manock & Jensen in Fresno, CA, as director and member of the executive committee (1981-1982) and associate attorney (1977-1981).
He graduated from Dartmouth College (B.S., 1970), California State University (M.A., 1973), and the University of California, Hastings College of Law (J.D., 1976). He is married and resides in Vienna, VA. tie was born September 29, 1948, in Bakersfield, CA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Ralph W. Tarr To Be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258751