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Nomination of Edwin D. Williamson To Be Legal Adviser of the Department of State

1990-06-20

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edwin D. Williamson to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State. He would succeed Abraham D. Sofaer.

Since 1964 Mr. Williamson has been with the law firm of Sullivan and Cromwell, serving as a partner in Washington, DC, since 1988; partner in New York, NY, 1979 - 1988 and 1971 - 1976; resident partner in London, England, 1976 - 1979; and an associate, 1964 - 1970.

Mr. Williamson graduated from the University of the South (B.A., 1961) and New York University School of Law (J.D., 1964). He was born September 23, 1939, in Florence, SC. Mr. Williamson served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1958 - 1960. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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