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Small Business Administration Nomination of Milton D. Stewart To Be Chief Counsel for Advocacy

March 02, 1978

The President today announced that he will nominate Milton D. Stewart, of Staten Island, N.Y., to be the Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration.

Stewart was born March 5, 1922, in New York City. He holds an A.B. from New York University, an M.S. from Columbia University, and a J.D. from George Washington University.

In 1946 Stewart was a staff economist for the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee, and in 1946 and 1947, he was Director of Research for the President's Committee on Civil Rights. In 1947 and 1948, he was a research associate and lecturer at Columbia University and associate professor at the New School for Social Research.

In 1948 and 1949, Stewart was an administrative assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives. He was with the U.S. Bureau of the Budget from 1950 to 1952, and in 1950 he was detailed to serve as Executive Assistant Administrator of the Small Defense Plants Administration. From 1953 to 1955, he was an assistant to partner with Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co.

Stewart served as special counsel to the Governor of New York from 1955 to 1958, and as chief of the legal department for the New York State Thruway Authority from 1959 to 1961. From 1961 to 1974, he was founding director and vice chairman, then president of a major venture capital small business investment company.

Stewart is currently an attorney and president of the National Small Business Association. He is also chairman of the Research Council for Small Business and the Professions, and chairman of the board of Terra California.

Jimmy Carter, Small Business Administration Nomination of Milton D. Stewart To Be Chief Counsel for Advocacy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244579

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