United States Fire Administration Nomination of Gordon Vickery To Be Administrator.
The President today announced that he will nominate Gordon Vickery, of Seattle, Wash., to be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration.
Vickery, 58, was with the Seattle Fire Department from 1946 to 1972, beginning as a line firefighter and finally serving as fire chief for the city of Seattle. Since 1972 he has been superintendent of the Seattle Department of Lighting.
Vickery is on the board of directors of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. He has received numerous awards, including the Municipal League of Seattle Award for Outstanding Public Official of 1972.
Jimmy Carter, United States Fire Administration Nomination of Gordon Vickery To Be Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248972