Nominations, May 23, 1981

Nomination of Lennie-Marie P. Tolliver To Be Commissioner of the Administration on Aging

May 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lennie-Marie P. Tolliver to be Commissioner on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services.

Since 1964 Dr. Tolliver has been professor, associate director, and graduate program coordinator, School of Social Work, University of Oklahoma. In 1961 - 64 she was assistant professor of field work, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago. She worked as a caseworker in 1961 - 62 for the Family Service Bureau, United Charities, Chicago, Ill. In 1959 Dr. Tolliver was supervisor and acting director, Department of Social Work, Johnstone Training and Research Center, Bordentown, N.J. She was instructor and acting supervisor, Psychiatric Social Work, Duke University Medical Center, in 1956 - 58.

Dr. Tolliver is former chairperson of the Health and Welfare Committee and vice president of the Oklahoma City Urban League. She was chairperson of the Oklahoma Black Republican Council in 1972 - 78 and alternate delegate to the 1980 Republican National Convention.

Dr. Tolliver was graduated from the Hampton Institute (B.S., 1950; A.M., 1952); University of Chicago (P.M., 1961); and Union Graduate School, Union for Experimental Colleges and universities (Ph. D., 1979).

Dr. Tolliver is married and resides in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born December 1, 1928, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Nomination of Rex E. Lee To Be Solicitor General of the United States

May 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Rex E. Lee of Provo, Utah, to be Solicitor General of the United States, Department of Justice. Mr. Lee is currently dean of Brigham Young University, a position he has held since 1977.

Mr. Lee attended Brigham Young University, where he received his B.A. in 1960 and the University of Chicago, where he was awarded the juris doctor degree in 1964.

He served as law clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White in 1963 and 1964. He joined the firm of Jennings, Strouss, Salmon & Trask in Phoenix, Ariz., as an associate in 1964, and in 1967 became a partner in the firm. In 1971 he was appointed founding dean of Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School. From 1975 to 1977, he was Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice.

He was born February 27, 1935, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Nomination of Anthony H. Murray, Jr., To Be Superintendent of the United States Mint at Philadelphia

May 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Anthony H. Murray, Jr., to be Superintendent of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Department of the Treasury.

Since 1974 Mr. Murray has been an attorney at law in Pennsylvania. From February 1980 until May 1980, he was the regional administrator of the Philadelphia Office of the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue on a special assignment to reorganize the regional office. Mr. Murray was vice president, community development, with The Korman Corp. from 1967 to 1974. From 1960 to 1967, he was executive vice president and general counsel with Walker & Murray Associates, Inc.

Mr. Murray graduated from St. Joseph's College in 1950 with a B.S. degree in business administration. He graduated from Temple University School of Law in June 1957.

Mr. Murray has also served as rear admiral, Navy Reserves, from 1944 to the present. He is married, with five children, and resides in Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Murray was born June 7, 1926.