Mr. Page served as the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) (ASA(CW)), and Chairman of the Panama Canal Commission from December 1985 until May 1987. He formulated, developed and implemented Secretary of the Army, Secretary of Defense, and Administration policies with respect to the Civil Works activities of the Department of the Army, administration of Arlington and Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National cemeteries, activities of the Panama Canal Commission, and the Army Corps of Engineers international activities which were not exclusively in support of U.S. military forces overseas.
During his tenure, among other significant accomplishments, Mr. Page instituted a Project Management System for the Civil Works program. He established standardization procedures and served on the President's Disaster Task Force. Additionally, Mr. Page served on the President's Domestic Policy Council. Other noteworthy accomplishments of Mr. Page's include Engineering Record Man of the Year Award, 1985; National Society of Professional Engineers Construction Man of the Year Award, 1988, American Society of Civil Engineering Man President's Award, 1991; and Who's Who in America/World.
Mr. Page served as the Executive Vice President of McDermott International, Inc. until 1994. McDermott International is a leading worldwide energy service company. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture steam-generating equipment, defense, products, and tubular products. They also provide engineering and construction services for industrial and utility facilities onshore and to the oil and gas industry offshore.
Mr. Page died on June 29, 2010.