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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., To Be Commissioner of Internal Revenue


The President today announced his intention to nominate Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue at the Department of the Treasury. He would succeed Lawrence B. Gibbs.

Since 1984 Mr. Goldberg has served as Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. He served as a partner with Latham, Watkins, and Hills in Washington, DC., 1982 - 1984. He served as Assistant to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, 1981 - 1982; Acting Director of the Legislation and Regulations Division, Office of the Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1982; and partner with Latham, Watkins and Hills in Washington, DC., 1981. He has also served as an associate with Latham, Watkins and Hills, 1973 - 1981; as an instructor in political science and economics at Yale College, 1971 - 1973; as assistant dean, Calhoun College, Yale University, 1971 - 1973; and as special assistant to the Assistant Director for Programs Planning and Evaluation of the Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970.

He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1969; J.D., 1973). Mr. Goldberg was born on October 15, 1947. He is married, has four children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

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