White House Photographs
Presentation ceremony of the President’s Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service. President John F. Kennedy shakes hands with Chief of the Department of Cardiorespiratory Diseases at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Dr. Donald E. Gregg (center left), prior to presenting him with the award. Secretary of the Army, Cyrus R. Vance (partially hidden), stands behind Dr. Gregg; Executive Secretary of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board and Chairman of the U.S. Civil Service Commission, John W. Macy, Jr., stands at right in foreground. Standing in background (L-R): Secretary of the Navy, Fred Korth; award recipient and Medical Officer for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey; unidentified; Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), Anthony J. Celebrezze; astronaut Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr.; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; award recipient and Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Dr. Robert Gilruth; Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency (HHFA), Robert C. Weaver; award recipient and President of the Federal National Mortgage Association of the HHFA, J. Stanley Baughman; Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (Minnesota); Representative Kenneth A. Roberts of Alabama (mostly hidden); Senator Estes Kefauver (Tennessee); Senator John A. Carroll (Colorado); Chairman of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board and Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Presidential Assistant, John J. McNally (very back, standing in West Wing Colonnade); Assistant Attorney General, Ramsey Clark; Member of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board and Secretary of Labor, Arthur J. Goldberg; Member of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board and Special Consultant to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, Roger W. Jones; Member of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board and Deputy Secretary of Defense, Roswell L. Gilpatric. West Wing Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.