Nomination of William Poole VII To Be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

October 1, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate William Poole VII to be a member of the Council of Economic Advisers. He would succeed Jerry L. Jordan.

He has been serving as professor of economics at Brown University since 1974. He is also a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He was visiting economist, Reserve Bank of Australia, in 1980 - 1981 and visiting scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in the summer of 1977. He served as an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in 1973 - 1974. He was a visiting lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the spring of 1974 and the spring of 1977. He served as Senior Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1970 - 1974 (on leave, 1973 - 1974) and as economist, Board of Governors, in the summer of 1964 and in 1969 - 1970.

He graduated from Swarthmore College (A.B., 1959) and the University of Chicago (M.B.A., 1963; Ph. D., 1966). He is married, has three children, and resides in Providence, R.I. He was born June 19, 1937.