President Bush announced today that he is appointing Shirley D. Peterson, a Washington lawyer, to be an assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department’s tax division.
Peterson has been litigating tax matters since 1969 and has served in several capacities on the American Bar Assn. She would succeed William S. Rose Jr.
The President also announced the nomination of E. Patrick Coady as U.S. director of the International Bank for Reconstruction.
Coady served as chief financial officer for The Acacia Group in Washington from 1985 to 1988 and was previously a general partner in a banking investment firm. He would succeed Robert Brendon Keating.