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Nomination of Gwendolyn S. King To Be Commissioner of Social Security

1989-07-14

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gwendolyn S. King to be Commissioner of Social Security at the Department of Health and Human Services. She would succeed Dorcas R. Hardy.

Since 1988, Mrs. King has served as executive vice president of Gogol and Associates in Washington, DC. Prior to this she served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House. President Reagan nominated her to be a member on the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development for a term expiring July 28, 1992. Mrs. King has served as senior legislative assistant to Senator John Heinz. She is also a founding member of Women Executives in State Government.

Mrs. King graduated from Howard University (B.A., 1962). She is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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