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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of David E. Lewis To Be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs


The President today announced his intention to nominate David E. Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Acquisition and Facilities. This is a new position.

Mr. Lewis served in several positions at the Blessings Corp. in Liberty Corner, NJ, including director and vice chairman, 1975 - 1988; president and chief executive officer, 1977 - 1987; president, 1976 - 1977; and executive vice president, 1975 - 1976. Prior to this he served as vice president and general manager of the International Paper Co. (nonwoven products division) in New York.

Mr. Lewis graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1944). He was born March 10, 1924, in Washington, DC. Mr. Lewis served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant. He is married, has three children, and resides in Naples, FL.

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