Steorts, Nancy Harvey, 1936-

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Nancy Harvey Steorts (1936- ) is an American consumer advocate and government official, and an international expert on consumer safety. A graduate of Syracuse University, Steorts served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Consumer Affairs during the Nixon and Ford Administrations, Chairman of CPSC's National Advisory Committee on Flammable Fabrics, and Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the Reagan administration.

From the guide to the Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers, 1936-1999, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Nancy Harvey Steorts was born in 1936 in Syracuse, New York. 1959, received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics from Syracuse University. 1971-1972 Assistant National Director of Volunteers and the National Director of the Women's Speakers Bureau for the campaign to re-elect Richard M. Nixon; 1972-1973, Director of Candlelight Dinners for inauguration of Richard M. Nixon; 1973-1977, Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for Consumer Affairs; 1978-1980, consumer representative on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Advisory Committee on Flammable Fabrics; 1980-1981, consultant to Virginia H. Knauer, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Consumer Affairs; 1981-1985, Chairman of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission; 1985-1987, President of Dallas Citizens Council; businesswoman.

From the description of Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990). (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 245011688

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creatorOf Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers, 1936-1999 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Steorts, Nancy Harvey, 1936-. Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990). Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
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associatedWith American National Standards Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Armstrong, Saundra Brown. person
associatedWith Bedell, Berkley. person
associatedWith Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Consumer Advisory Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Bush, Barbara, 1925- person
associatedWith Bush, George, 1924- person
associatedWith Council of Better Business Bureaus. corporateBody
associatedWith Dallas Citizens Council (Dallas, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dingell, John D. person
associatedWith Dole, Robert J., 1923- person
associatedWith Garn, Jake. person
associatedWith Helms, Jesse. person
associatedWith International Organization for Standardization. corporateBody
associatedWith Kasten, Robert W. person
associatedWith Knauer, Virginia H. person
associatedWith Nancy Harvey Steorts International (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
associatedWith Pittle, Ronald David, 1938- person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald person
associatedWith Scanlon, Terrence M., 1939- person
associatedWith Sloan, Edith Barksdale. person
associatedWith Statler, Stuart Michael, 1943- person
associatedWith Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. person
associatedWith United States. Office of the Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S.-Russia Business Development Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Waxman, Henry A. person
associatedWith Zagoria, Sam, 1919- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Dallas (Tex.)
United States
United States
Activism and social reform
Consumer protection--Law and legislation
Consumer protection
Women in the civil service
Women--Political activity
Consumer protection--United States
Politics, government and public administration
Women--Social conditions
Women-owned business enterprises


Birth 1936



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