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Robert Francis Steeves

Robert Francis Steeves, American federal agency administrator. Bar: District of Columbia 1964, Virginia 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (3d, 4th circuits) 1973. Active Soil and Erosion Control Review Board, Fairfax County, Virginia, since 1988. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association.

Background

  • Steeves, Robert Francis was born on February 8, 1938 in Derby, Connecticut, United States. Son of Robert Palmer and Catherine (Williams) Steeves.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Connecticut, 1959. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1964. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1968.

    Career

    • Director legal division American Pharmaceutical Association, Washington, 1964-1969. V.p, general counsel Pharmaceutical Card System, Inc., Phoenix, 1969-1971. Private practice Washington, 1971-1976.

      General counsel United States Office Consumer Affairs, 1976-1977. Deputy associate commissioner legislation Food and Drug Administration, 1977-1981. Deputy director Office Special Adviser to President for Consumer Affairs, 1981-1989.

      Staff adviser Office of Orphan Product Development, Office of the Commissioner Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1964, Virginia 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (3d, 4th circuits) 1973.

    Works

    • Columnist American Druggist Magazine, Drug Topics, 1969-1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Active Soil and Erosion Control Review Board, Fairfax County, Virginia, since 1988. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Doriene Melendy, November 21, 1959. Children: Kimberlee, Laura, Wendy.
    • father: Robert Palmer Steeves
    • mother: Catherine (Williams) Steeves
    • spouse: Doriene Melendy
    • children: Kimberlee Steeves
    • Laura Steeves
    • Wendy Steeves
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    Born February 8, 1938
    • 1959
      University Connecticut
    • 1964
      Georgetown University
    • 1968
      Georgetown University
    • 1964 - 1969
      Director, legal division American Pharmaceutical Association
      Washington, United States
    • 1971 - 1976
      private practice, Washington
    • 1976 - 1977
      general counsel, United States Office Consumer Affairs
    • 1977 - 1981
      deputy associate, commissioner legislation Food and Drug Administration
    • 1981 - 1989
      deputy director, Office Special Adviser to President for Consumer Affairs
    • 1989
      staff adviser Office of Orphan Product Development
      Rockville, Maryland, United States
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