Nomination of Peter O.
Murphy for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Special Negotiator for
Canada-United States Trade and Investment Issues
August 15, 1986
President today announced his intention to nominate Peter O. Murphy, of the District of Columbia, for the rank of
Ambassador during the tenure of his service as Special Negotiator for United
States-Canada Trade and Investment Issues.
Murphy began his career as a credit analyst at the Chemical Bank of New York, 1971 - 1972. He joined
the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, DC, in 1975, first serving
as an international economist, 1975 - 1977; then as deputy chief textile
negotiator, 1979 - 1981; followed by chief textile negotiator, for which he was
accorded the rank of Ambassador, 1981 - 1983. In 1983 Mr. Murphy was appointed
Deputy United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, and
Representative to the GATT, Geneva, Switzerland, where he served until
earlier this year, when he became coordinator for North American affairs, a
position he will continue to hold while serving in this new position as Special
graduated from Washington and Jefferson College (B.A., 1971) and the
Georgetown School of Foreign Service (M.S.F.S., 1974). He is married, has two
children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born March
in Providence, RI.
Nomination of Richard E.
Bissell To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency
for International Development
August 15, 1986
President today announced his intention to nominate Richard E. Bissell to be an
Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau for
Program and Policy Coordination), United States International Development
Cooperation Agency. He would succeed Richard A. Derham.
1984 Dr. Bissell has been executive editor of the Washington Quarterly, Georgetown University Center for Strategic and
International Studies, and an adjunct professor of government at Georgetown University. Previously, he was
Director of Research, U.S. Information Agency, 1983 - 1984; professorial
lecturer, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 1982;
visiting professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania, 1978 -
1982; and at the Foreign Policy Research Institute as a research associate,
1974, as managing editor of ORBIS, 1976 - 1981, and as director of economic
security studies, 1981 - 1982.
Bissell graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1968), Fletcher
School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (M.A., 1969; M.A. in L.&D., 1970; and Ph.D., 1973). Dr. Bissell is married,
has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born January
Nomination of Harold T. Duryee To Be Administrator of the
Federal Insurance Administration
August 15, 1986
President today announced his intention to nominate Harold T. Duryee to be Federal Insurance Administrator, Federal
Emergency Management Agency. He would succeed Jeffrey S. Bragg.
1984 Mr. Duryee has been Executive Deputy to the
Federal Insurance Administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Previously he was deputy administrator, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation,
in Columbus from 1977 to 1984.
Duryee graduated from Kenyon College (A.B., 1951). He is
married and resides in Washington, DC. Mr. Duryee was born February
in Willoughby, OH.
Appointment of Six
Alternate Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business
August 15, 1986
President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to
be alternate delegates to the National White House Conference on Small
Business. These are new positions:
Jon A. Moffett, of Tennessee. Mr. Moffett is a
partner, Rion's Florist, in Murfreesboro. He was born October
in Rutherford, TN.
J. Michael Gallagher, of Tennessee. Mr. Gallagher is a
partner, Brumfield-Gallagher, Inc., a communications management firm, in Nashville. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University (B.S., 1967). Mr.
Gallagher was born November 29, 1943, in Nashville, TN.
Jack B. Hochadel, of California. Mr. Hochadel
is vice chairman of the board of the Willard Co., in Anaheim. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati (M.E., 1956) and the University of Southern California (M.B.A., 1961). Mr. Hochadel was born June 28,
in Youngstown, OH.
Randall V. Capurro, of
Nevada. Mr. Capurro
is president of Fred S. James & Co. of Nevada in Las Vegas. He was born November
in Reno, NV.
John H. Howland, of Rhode
Island. Mr. Howland is
president, Original Bradford Soap Works, Inc., in West Warwick. He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1968) and Columbia University (M.B.A., 1971). Mr.
Howland was born July 12, 1946, in Providence, RI.
Robert A. Carlston, of Virginia. Mr. Carlston is founder,
chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of ACS in Reston.
He graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy (B.S., 1952) and Purdue University (M.S., 1964). Mr. Carlston
was born March 15, 1930, in Honolulu, HI.