July 28, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Danny J. Boggs to be Deputy Secretary of Energy. He would succeed W. Kenneth Davis.

Mr. Boggs has served in the Office of Policy Development at the White House since 1981, serving as Senior Policy Adviser (1981 - 1982) and currently as Assistant Director and Special Assistant to the President. Previously he was of counsel with the law firm of Bushnell, Gage, Reizen & Byington (1979 - 1980); deputy minority counsel, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (1977 - 1979); assistant to the Chairman, Federal Power Commission (1975 - 1977); and assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States (1973 - 1975).

Mr. Boggs graduated cum laude from Harvard University (A.B., 1965) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1968). He is married and has three children. Mr. Boggs is a permanent resident of Kentucky and now resides in Arlington, Va. He was born October 23, 1944, in Havana, Cuba.