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United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of Ralph Earle 11 To Be Special Representative for Arms Control and Disarmament Negotiations.

September 16, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Ralph Earle II, of Haverford, Pa., to be Special Representative for Arms Control and Disarmament Negotiations at the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Earle is currently alternate Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

Earle was born September 26, 1928, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1950 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952.

Earle practiced law with the firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius in Philadelphia from 1956 to 1968, as an associate and then a partner. In 1968 and 1969, he served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.

From 1969 to 1972, Earle was defense adviser to the U.S. Mission to NATO. In 1972 and 1973, he was a consultant for SALT in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He was Representative of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency to SALT from 1973 until earlier this year, when he became alternate Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to SALT.

Jimmy Carter, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of Ralph Earle 11 To Be Special Representative for Arms Control and Disarmament Negotiations. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242022