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April 21, 1997 | Reuters
President Clinton plans to name Roger Ferguson, a partner with consulting firm McKinsey & Co., to the Federal Reserve Board if he passes background checks, a U.S. official said. The official, who asked not to be named, said Ferguson is expected to be proposed as a nominee to the central bank board along with University of Michigan economist Edward Gramlich, whose candidacy was disclosed by another U.S. official on Thursday.
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February 23, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson, the last governor who wasn't placed on the board by President Bush, resigned less than a month after Ben S. Bernanke became chairman. In a letter to the president released by the Fed in Washington, Ferguson wrote that "it is now time for me to pursue other professional opportunities." He didn't elaborate on what he would do or why he quit, but Ferguson won't attend the Fed's next interest-rate meeting March 27-28, the central bank said.
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BUSINESS
February 23, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson, the last governor who wasn't placed on the board by President Bush, resigned less than a month after Ben S. Bernanke became chairman. In a letter to the president released by the Fed in Washington, Ferguson wrote that "it is now time for me to pursue other professional opportunities." He didn't elaborate on what he would do or why he quit, but Ferguson won't attend the Fed's next interest-rate meeting March 27-28, the central bank said.
BUSINESS
March 6, 2001 | MARTIN CRUTSINGER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Bush will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson for another term on the board, the White House said Monday. The White House gave no indication when it plans to fill two other vacancies on the seven-member Fed board. Ferguson, the first black ever to serve in the No. 2 position at the Fed, was originally nominated to the central bank in 1997 by then-President Clinton, who elevated him to the post of vice chairman in 1999 to succeed Alice Rivlin.
BUSINESS
October 6, 1999
Roger W. Ferguson, a Harvard-trained economist and lawyer, was sworn in as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board by Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan. Ferguson, 47, who was nominated by President Clinton to fill a vacancy created by the departure of Alice Rivlin in July, is the third black to serve on the board. Guide to Our Staff: Need to reach Business section reporters or editors? A guide to the section's staff can be found at: http://www.latimes.com/bizstaff.
BUSINESS
March 6, 2001 | MARTIN CRUTSINGER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Bush will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson for another term on the board, the White House said Monday. The White House gave no indication when it plans to fill two other vacancies on the seven-member Fed board. Ferguson, the first black ever to serve in the No. 2 position at the Fed, was originally nominated to the central bank in 1997 by then-President Clinton, who elevated him to the post of vice chairman in 1999 to succeed Alice Rivlin.
BUSINESS
July 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
President Clinton on Thursday nominated a Michigan economist and a New York banking consultant to fill vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board. If confirmed by the Senate, the appointments of Edward M. Gramlich, 58, and Roger W. Ferguson Jr., 45, would bring the seven-member board to full strength.
BUSINESS
June 15, 2006 | From Reuters
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee approved the nomination of Federal Reserve Board Gov. Donald Kohn to be vice chairman at the central bank, sending it to the full Senate for a final vote. Kohn, who has served on the central bank's board since August 2002, is a 36-year veteran of the Fed system. If his nomination is approved by the full Senate he will be cleared to serve a renewable four-year term in the Fed's No. 2 slot, succeeding Roger Ferguson.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1991
The body of a 39-year-old Reseda man was found in the parking lot of a Reseda market Monday afternoon, Los Angeles police said. Police said the man, whose name was not released pending notification of relatives, apparently died of a drug overdose. A passerby saw the body in a car in the parking lot of a Vons market in the 19300 block of Victory Boulevard about 4:30 p.m. and called paramedics, Sgt. Roger Ferguson said. The man may have been dead in the car for a "couple of days," Ferguson said.
BUSINESS
April 22, 1998
Despite Asia's problems, Orange County's economy is riding high, largely because of the continuing strength in the national economy--where most of our goods are sold--and low interest rates, Adibi said. But, almost paradoxically, Federal Reserve Board Governor Roger Ferguson warned Tuesday of the danger ahead if Asia's financial crisis does not become a drag on the nation's economy. Ferguson said the tight labor market and strong domestic demand might kindle inflation.
BUSINESS
October 6, 1999
Roger W. Ferguson, a Harvard-trained economist and lawyer, was sworn in as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board by Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan. Ferguson, 47, who was nominated by President Clinton to fill a vacancy created by the departure of Alice Rivlin in July, is the third black to serve on the board. Guide to Our Staff: Need to reach Business section reporters or editors? A guide to the section's staff can be found at: http://www.latimes.com/bizstaff.
BUSINESS
July 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
President Clinton on Thursday nominated a Michigan economist and a New York banking consultant to fill vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board. If confirmed by the Senate, the appointments of Edward M. Gramlich, 58, and Roger W. Ferguson Jr., 45, would bring the seven-member board to full strength.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1997 | Reuters
President Clinton plans to name Roger Ferguson, a partner with consulting firm McKinsey & Co., to the Federal Reserve Board if he passes background checks, a U.S. official said. The official, who asked not to be named, said Ferguson is expected to be proposed as a nominee to the central bank board along with University of Michigan economist Edward Gramlich, whose candidacy was disclosed by another U.S. official on Thursday.
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