Title:Appointment to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) - Collection Finding Aid
Description:This collection consists of records regarding Cabinet appointments and reappointments of the Secretary and Under Secretary for Health in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Jesse Brown served as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 1993 to 1997. Brown resigned in 1997. Upon his resignation, Hershel Gober served as acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs until 1998. After serving several months as Acting Secretary, Togo West, Jr. was nominated and confirmed as Secretary of Veterans Affairs in 1998. West served in this position until 2000. In 2000, Gober again served as acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs. This collection includes memoranda, press releases, binders, biographies, briefing books, email, letters, memoranda, press, resumes, and schedule proposals. Memoranda concern the nomination of individuals and the appointment of nominees to these positions. Press releases and speech remarks document the nomination and resignation of individuals holding these positions in Veterans Affairs. The binders contain statements regarding position responsibilities in addition to resumes.
Please Note: No items in this collection have yet been scanned nor made available online. For access to the collection please visit the Clinton Library's research room.