WASHINGTON - In his seven years on the Federal Reserve Board, John P. LaWare has seen it all - a banking crisis, a dramatic recovery, and a regulatory upheaval.

"It's just been a spectacular experience," says the former chairman of Shawmut National Corp. But his tenure is drawing to a close. Mr. LaWare plans to retire as a governor on April 30.

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