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Nomination of Alan Greenspan To Be United States Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund


The President today announced his intention to nominate Alan Greenspan, of New York, to be U.S. Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund for a term of 5 years. This is a reappointment.

Dr. Greenspan currently serves as Chairman and Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Prior to this, he served as chairman of Townsend-Greenspan Co.   Inc., 1954 - 74 and 1977 - 87. Dr. Greenspan served on the Council of Economic Advisers, 1970 - 74; as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, 1974 - 77; and was a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board, 1981.

Dr. Greenspan graduated from New York University (B.S., 1948; M.A., 1950; and Ph.D., 1977). He was born March 6, 1926, in New York, NY, and currently resides in Washington, DC.