Media Contact: Tozier - Interior 4306
For Immediate Release: April 11, 1962

Selection of Dale M. Baldwin, superintendent of the Fort Peck Indian Agency, Poplar, Mont., as the new superintendent of the Nevada agency, Stewart, Nev., effective April 29, was announced today by the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior.

Baldwin succeeds Burton A. Ladd, who is retiring after nearly 34 years' service with the Indian Bureau. A new superintendent for the Fort Peck Agency has not been selected.

A native of New Castle, Pa., Baldwin was graduated from Oregon state College in 1949 and entered on duty immediate thereafter with the Indian Bureau as a soil conservationist at the Colville Agency, Nespelem, Wash. Two years later he moved to the Umatilla Agency in Oregon and subsequently served at the Fort Hall Agency in Idaho and the Riverside Sub-Agency in California. In 1957 he joined the Washington staff of the Bureau as a program officer and two years later was appointed superintendent at Fort Peck. He had three years' service with the Army during World War II and attained the rank of captain.