United States-Soviet Standing Consultative Commission Nomination of Robert W. Buchheim for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as U.S. Commissioner.
The President today announced that he will nominate Robert W. Buchheim, of Washington, D.C., for the rank of Ambassador while serving as the U.S. Commissioner on the United States-Soviet Standing Consultative Commission (SCC).
Buchheim was born January 22, 1925, in Highland, Ill. He received a B.E. in 1946, an M.E. in 1948, and a Ph.D. in 1953 from Yale University.
From 1954 to 1963, Buchheim was a department head at the RAND Corporation, and from 1964 to 1967, he was on the Research Council at the RAND Corporation. In 1963 and 1964, he was chief scientist for the U.S. Air Force.
In 1967 and 1968, Buchheim was executive director of research and engineering at North American Rockwell Corp. In 1968-69 he was a professor and associate provost at Vanderbilt University. From 1969 to 1971, he was executive vice president and president of Southwestern Research Corp. in Phoenix, and from 1971 to 1973, he was a consultant.
Buchheim was Deputy Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1973 to 1977. Since August 1977, he has been Acting U.S. Commissioner on the SCC.
Jimmy Carter, United States-Soviet Standing Consultative Commission Nomination of Robert W. Buchheim for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as U.S. Commissioner. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244742