Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1985

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Author: Ronald W. Reagan  | Date: June 25, 1985

Nomination of Elliott Abrams To Be a Member of the Board of
Directors of the Inter-American Foundation
June 25, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Elliott Abrams to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 1990. He would succeed Langhorne A. Motley.

He is an Assistant Secretary of State-designate (Bureau of Inter-American Affairs). He has been serving as Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs since 1981. Previously he was Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations. Before assuming his post at the State Department, he was an attorney with the law firm of Verner, Lipfert, Bernhard and McPherson of Washington, DC, in 1979-1981. He was special counsel to Senator Daniel Moynihan (D-NY) in 1977-1979. In 1973-1975 he was an attorney with the firm of Breed, Abbott and Morgan of Boston, MA.

Mr. Abrams graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1969), the London School of Economics (M.Sc., 1970), and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1973). He is married and resides in Washington, DC. He was born January 24, 1948, in New York, NY.

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Chicago: Ronald W. Reagan, "Nomination of Elliott Abrams to Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation," Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1985 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1985 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1508-1509 Original Sources, accessed August 9, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WUTI4BS56XXHFW.

MLA: Reagan, Ronald W. "Nomination of Elliott Abrams to Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation." Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1985, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1985 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1508-1509, Original Sources. 9 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WUTI4BS56XXHFW.

Harvard: Reagan, RW, 'Nomination of Elliott Abrams to Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation' in Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1985. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1985 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1508-1509. Original Sources, retrieved 9 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WUTI4BS56XXHFW.