Stratton to head CPSC

Linville, Jeff
November 2001
Furniture/Today;11/19/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p20
Trade Publication
Reports the appointment of Harold Stratton as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the United States. Career highlights; Responsibility in the safety of furniture and upholstery; Nomination of Stratton by President George W. Bush.


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