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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Pictured below: Currency exhibit display panels at Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, TX.
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Peter H. Daly, BEP Director, 1988-1995

Peter H. Daly

(1941 -  ) 
Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
1988 - 1995


Peter Daly was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.  Daly began as a management intern in the Treasury Department in 1965 and worked in the Office of Policy Planning as well as in the Savings Bond Division.  He moved to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in 1968 and worked in labor relations, eventually serving as the first chief of the newly formed Human Resource Development Division.  Daly later worked as the Assistant to the Director and Chief of the Office of Planning and Policy Analysis before leaving to become the Deputy Director of the U.S. Savings Bond program.  In 1983, he returned to the Bureau as Deputy Director, and in 1988 he was appointed Director.  During his tenure, Daly oversaw planning and completion of the Bureau's Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas, the first Government currency production plant outside of Washington, DC.  After leaving the Bureau in 1995, Daly worked as a senior advisor in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, during which time he served on the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection.  Since retiring from Government service in 1998, Daly has performed contract and private consulting for several corporations and nonprofit agencies.