Nomination of Richard E. Carver To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
The President has nominated Richard E. Carver to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management), Department of Defense. He replaces Russell D. Hale, who has resigned.
Mr. Carver has been mayor of Peoria, IL, since 1973. Previously he was president of the Carver Lumber Co. He is a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve and is coordinator of admission counseling, downstate Illinois, for the United States Air Force Academy. He is immediate past president of the U.S.. Conference of Mayors.
Mr. Carver graduated with a B.S. degree in business administration from Bradley University in Peoria. He was born September 28, 1937, in Des Moines, IA. He is married, has four children, and resides in Peoria, IL.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Richard E. Carver To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261808