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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Susan Carol Schwab To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce


The President today announced his intention to nominate Susan Carol Schwab to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service. She would succeed Lew W. Cramer.

Since 1986 Miss Schwab has been legislative director for Senator John C. Danforth in Washington, DC, and chief economist and legislative assistant, 1981 - 1986. She was a trade policy officer and international economist for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, 1980 - 1981, and an international economist and trade negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, 1977 - 1979.

Miss Schwab graduated from Williams College (B.A., 1976) and Stanford University (M.A., 1977). She was born March 23, 1955, in Washington, DC, and resides in Maryland.

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