Public Papers

Nomination of Frederick P. Hitz To Be Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency


The President today announced his intention to nominate Frederick Porter Hitz, of Virginia, to be Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC. This is a new position.

Currently Mr. Hitz serves as managing partner with the law firm of Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as legislative counsel to the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1978 - 1982, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, 1975 - 1977. He served in the Central Intelligence Agency from 1967 to 1973.

Mr. Hitz graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1961) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1964). He was born October 14, 1939, in Washington, DC. Mr. Hitz is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA.