Nomination of Robert A. Rowland To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert A. Rowland to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Occupational Safety and Health). He would succeed Thorne G. Auchter.
Since 1981 Mr. Rowland has been serving as Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, DC. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Mueller and Rowland in Austin, TX, in 1962-1981 and assistant attorney general for the State of Texas in 1958-1962. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Texas Bar Association.
Mr. Rowland graduated from the University of Texas (B.A., 1958; LL.B., 1958). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born March 23, 1932, in Houston, TX.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Robert A. Rowland To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261019