THE ADMINISTRATION: Appointments

Last week the White House announced these appointments and nominations:

¶Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation: Wilbur App Dexheimer, 52, veteran (25 years) Reclamation Bureau engineer. Dexheimer was an associate engineer on the Hoover Dam project, built airstrips in China during World War II as General "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell's staff engineer, helped solve postwar dam problems in Australia, Formosa and Mexico. His name was submitted by Interior Secretary Douglas McKay after the White House turned down the nomination of Marvin Nichols, a hydraulics and sewage engineer, and a Texas Democrat. Although he supported Ike in 1952, Nichols also served...

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