Federal Highway Administration Nomination of Karl Bowers To Be Administrator.
Topics: Karl Bowers, Federal Highway Administration
President Jimmy Carter
August 1, 1978
The President today announced that he will nominate Karl Bowers, of Estill, S.C., to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. He would replace William Cox, who has resigned.
Bowers was born October 13, 1941, in Estill, S.C. He received an A.S. in business management from Virginia Southern College in 1964. He serves in the Air National Guard.
Bowers was an insurance and real estate broker from 1965 to 1974. From 1974 to 1977, he was a South Carolina State highway commissioner, serving as chairman of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission in 1976-77. Since 1977 Bowers has been Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.
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