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The President today announced his intention to nominate William D. Hathaway to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 1993. He would succeed Thomas F. Moakley.
Since 1979 Senator Hathaway has served as an attorney with the law firm of Patton, Boggs and Blow in Washington, DC, and he served as an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law Center from 1981 to 1983. Prior to this, he served in the U.S. Senate, 1973 - 1978, and in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1965 - 1972. In addition, Senator Hathaway served as a hearing examiner for the State liquor commission in the State of Maine, 1957 - 1961; assistant county attorney for Androscoggin County, ME, 1955 - 1957; and as an attorney in general practice in Lewiston, ME, 1953 - 1964.
Senator Hathaway graduated from Harvard College (A.B., 1949) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1953). He was born February 21, 1924, in Cambridge, MA. Senator Hathaway served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1942 - 1946. He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.