President's Special Summit Representative Appointment of Henry Owen.
The President today announced the appointment of Henry Owen, of Washington, D.C., to be the President's Special Summit Representative with responsibilities for economic summits and for international economic policy.
Owen was born in New York City on August 26, 1920. He is a graduate of Harvard University and served in World War II as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. Following the war, he joined the State Department and served in various posts in the Department in Washington. From 1966 to 1969, he was Chairman of the Department's Policy Planning Council.
In 1969 he joined the Brookings Institution as director of foreign policy studies. During 1977 Owen was involved in the planning for the Downing Street summit meetings held in London last spring.
Jimmy Carter, President's Special Summit Representative Appointment of Henry Owen. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245255