Reagan names a Hoosier for comptroller general

President Reagan has appointed Charles A. Bowsher as comptroller general and said he hopes the financial expert never loses "that sense of indignation every citizen feels over waste and fraud in government."

The president said Mr. Bowsher, a native of Elkhart, Ind., who has specialized in federal financial and general management problems, is uniquely qualified to be comptroller general, combining "the expertise of an insider with the perspective of an outsider." The compt roller general oversees the General Accounting Office.

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