Nominations, April 18, 1985

Nomination of Joseph F. Salgado To Be Under Secretary of Energy

April 18, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph F. Salgado to be Under Secretary of Energy. He would succeed William Patrick Collins.

Until February, Mr. Salgado had been an Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House, where he was responsible for energy, international, and national security areas. Previously he worked with the Department of Justice in the Immigration and Naturalization Service as the Associate Commissioner for Enforcement (January 1982 to August 1983).

Before joining the administration, Mr. Salgado served as deputy district attorney and senior trial attorney (1973 - 1981) for the Alameda County district attorney's office in California.

While a sergeant of police with the Oakland Police Department (1966 - 1973), Mr. Salgado graduated from San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1972) and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of San Francisco in 1968.

Mr. Salgado was born January 10, 1943, in San Diego, CA, and now resides in Alexandria, VA.

Nomination of John C. Whitehead To Be Deputy Secretary of State

April 18, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate John C. Whitehead as Deputy Secretary of State. He would succeed Kenneth W. Dam.

Mr. Whitehead recently retired after a 37-year career with the international investment banking firm of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served as senior partner and cochairman. Since his retirement as senior partner, he has continued to serve as chairman of the firm's international advisory board. He has also been a director of many leading American corporations.

Mr. Whitehead has served as president of the International Rescue Committee and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Georgetown Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a trustee of Haverford College and the Carnegie Corp., and a Commissioner of the President's Commission on Executive Exchange.

He graduated from Haverford College (A.B., 1943) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1947). He served in the United States Navy from 1943 until 1946. He was born April 2, 1922, in Evanston, IL, and now resides in Essex Fells, NJ.