Public Papers - 1989
Continuation of James Bert Thomas, Jr., as Inspector General of the Department of Education
The President today announced that James Bert Thomas, Jr., will continue to serve as Inspector General for the Department of Education.
Since 1980 Mr. Thomas has served as the Inspector General for the Department of Education. Prior to this, he served as the Director of the Bureau of Accounts at the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1977 - 1980; Inspector General at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1975 - 1977; and Assistant Director of the Bureau of Accounts at the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1972 - 1975.
Mr. Thomas graduated from Florida State University (B.S., 1957). He was born March 16, 1935, in Tallahassee, FL. He is married, has three children, and currently resides in McLean, VA.