Nomination of Richard L. Wagner, Jr., To Be Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy
The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard L. Wagner, Jr., to be Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy, vice James P. Wade, Jr.
Since 1963 Mr. Wagner has been associated with the University of California's E. O. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, Calif. LLNL and its companion laboratory at Los Alamos, N. Mex., carry out the U.S. research and development effort on nuclear weapons. Mr. Wagner currently serves as associate director for nuclear testing. He has served on many committees and study groups outside the laboratory, including the advanced munitions study sponsored by the Department of Defense's Defense Nuclear Agency and Advanced Research Projects Agency; science advisory group to Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff; Energy Research and Development Administration/Department of Defense Transfer Study; member, U.S. Army Science Advisory Panel; and the Defense Science Board.
Mr. Wagner graduated from Williams College (B.A., 1958) and the University of Utah (Ph.D., 1963). He is married, has three children, and resides in Livermore, Calif. He was born July 7, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Richard L. Wagner, Jr., To Be Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247531