Nomination of Robert G. Dederick To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce
The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert G. Dederick to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. This is a new position.
He is presently serving as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. He was with the Northern Trust Co. in 1964-1981, serving as senior vice president and chief economist in 1970-1981. He was with New England Mutual Life Insurance Co. in 1957-1964.
He graduated from Harvard University (A.B., A.M., Ph.D.). He is married, has three children, and resides in Hinsdale, Ill. He was born November 18, 199.9.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Robert G. Dederick To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245513