June 8, 1985 |
President Reagan said Friday that he will nominate George Cranwell Montgomery as ambassador to Oman. Montgomery was a special counsel to former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. (R-Tenn.).
July 16, 1988 |
President Reagan on Friday named Howard H. Baker Jr., a former Tennessee senator and White House chief of staff, to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for a two-year term. He will succeed Albert D. Wheelon on the board.
May 27, 1987 |
Joy Baker, wife of White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr., is undergoing "routine tests" at Georgetown University Hospital, a White House spokesman said Tuesday. Assistant Press Secretary Ben Jarrett said that Mrs. Baker was undergoing the tests as a follow-up to gastrointestinal surgery she had last year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1987 |
White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr. checked into Georgetown University Hospital on Tuesday suffering from diverticulitis, a White House spokesman said. Baker reported feeling ill during the day and was advised to check into the hospital for tests. Diverticulitis is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the colon wall.
September 17, 1987 |
White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr. was back at his desk Wednesday after being hospitalized overnight for a reaction to antibiotics used to treat an intestinal problem. Baker, 61, suffered pain from diverticulitis, an inflammation of the intestinal tract.
April 1, 1987 |
President Reagan completed a shake-up of his top staff today with the appointment of Thomas Griscom, a longtime aide to White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr., to a familiar post with expanded powers. The White House announced that Griscom will become assistant to the President for communications and planning and have broader responsibilities than the last communications director, Patrick Buchanan. Griscom, 37, was Baker's press secretary in the Senate.