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Public Papers - 1989 - March

Nomination of James E. Cason To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture


The President today announced his intention to nominate James E. Cason to be Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Special Services). He would succeed George S. Dunlop.

Since 1985 Mr. Cason has been Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Special Assistant to the Director for the Bureau of Land Management, 1982 - 1985. Mr. Cason was operations manager for Fred Meyer, Inc., in Portland, OR, 1981 - 1982; a partner, office manager, and salesman for ACM Real Estate, Inc., 1979 - 1981; and campaign manager with the committee to elect Lynn Engdahl, 1979 - 1980. Mr. Cason has also served as vice president for Cascade Overview Development Enterprises, Inc., 1978 - 1979, and project manager with the Western Environmental Trade Association, 1976 - 1978.

Mr. Cason graduated from Pacific University (B.A., 1976). He currently resides in Falls Church, VA.

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