Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: July 13, 1978

Bureau of Mines
Nomination of Roger A. Markle To Be Director.
July 13, 1978

The President today announced that he will nominate Roger A. Markle, of Salt Lake City, Utah, to be Director of the Bureau of Mines at the Interior Department. He would replace Thomas V. Falkie, who has resigned.

Markle was born December 12, 1933, in Sidney, Mont. He received a B.S. in mining engineering from the University of Alaska in 1959, an M.S. in mine management from Stanford University in 1965, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1971. He served in the U.S. Navy.

From 1958 to 1961, Markle was with Alaska Mines & Minerals, Inc., serving as mill superintendent, chief mine engineer, and then general superintendent. From 1962 to 1964, he was an instructor of adult education at the University of Alaska.

From 1965 to 1974, Markle was with Standard Oil Co. (Indiana) and its subsidiaries, in various positions related to mining and ending as manager of mine development. Since 1974 he has been president of the western division of the Valley Camp Coal Company.

Markle was appointed by the Governor to Utah’s Energy Conservation and Development Council and to the Blue Ribbon Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Policy. He is chairman of the Interagency Task Force on Power Plant Siting.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "Bureau of Mines Nomination of Roger A. Markle to Be Director.," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303 Original Sources, accessed June 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UCYZ2UC6VS9FI3.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "Bureau of Mines Nomination of Roger A. Markle to Be Director." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303, Original Sources. 25 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UCYZ2UC6VS9FI3.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'Bureau of Mines Nomination of Roger A. Markle to Be Director.' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303. Original Sources, retrieved 25 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UCYZ2UC6VS9FI3.