Public Papers - 1989 - January
Nomination of William M. Diefenderfer III To Be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
The President today announced his intention to nominate William M. Diefenderfer III to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. He would succeed John F. Cogan.
Mr. Diefenderfer is currently a partner in the law firm of Wunder Diefenderfer in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as chief of staff and counsel to the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, 1985 - 1986. From 1983 to 1984, he was a partner with the law firm of McNair, Glenn, Konduros, Corley, Singletary, Porter Dibble in Washington, DC. He was chief counsel of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 1979 - 1983, and administrative assistant/legal counsel for Congressman Bruce Caputo, 1977 - 1979. He was Assistant Director for the Domestic Council at the White House, 1976 - 1977.
Mr. Diefenderfer graduated from Dickinson College (B.A., 1967); Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1973); and Kings College, University of London (L.L.M., 1974). He served in the U.S. Army, 1970 - 1972. He was born May 3, 1945. He is married, has two children, and resides in Great Falls, VA.