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Nomination of William P. Horn To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

June 21, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate William P. Horn to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Department of the Interior. He would succeed G. Ray Arnett.

Mr. Horn is currently Deputy Under Secretary, Department of the Interior. Previously, he was minority consultant, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives (1977-1981); special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Water Resources, U.S. Department of the Interior (1976-1977); special assistant to the Secretary of Commerce (1975-1976); and acting executive director, House Republican Conference, U.S. Congress (1972-1975).

Mr. Horn graduated from the American University (B.A., 1972) and Washington College of Law (at the American University) (J.D., 1983). He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born December 16, 1950, in Dover, DE.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of William P. Horn To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260476