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Public Papers - 1989 - March

Nomination of Roger Bolton To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury


The President today announced his intention to nominate Roger Bolton to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs and Public Liaison. He would succeed Edith E. Holiday.

Since 1988 Mr. Bolton has served as a Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison and Director of the Economic Division at the White House in Washington, DC. Mr. Bolton has also served as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public Affairs, and private sector liaison for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, July 1985 - 1989. Prior to this he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of the Treasury, 1984 - 1985. Mr. Bolton was director of speechwriting for Reagan-Bush '84, 1984; press secretary for the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, 1983; and Deputy Director of Government Affairs for the National Transportation Safety Board, 1983. Mr. Bolton has also served as administrative assistant for Congressman Clarence J. Brown, 1977 - 1983, and as press secretary, 1975 - 1977. From 1972 to 1975, he was a political reporter for the Marion (Ohio) Star.

Mr. Bolton graduated from Ohio State University (B.A., 1972). He is married to the former Lynne Melillo. He was born June 12, 1950, is a native of Cincinnati, OH, and currently resides in Reston, VA.

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