Nominations & Appointments, November 12, 1982

Nomination of C. Douglas Dillon To Be a Member of the National Council on the Arts

November 12, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate C. Douglas Dillon to be a member of the National Council on the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring September 3, 1988. He would succeed Franklin J. Schaffner.

Mr. Dillon presently serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is chairman of the United States and Foreign Securities Corp. and a Director of Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. He served as Secretary of the Treasury in 1961 - 1965; as Under Secretary of State in 1959 - 1961; Under Secretary for Economic Affairs in 1957 - 1959; and Ambassador to France in 1953 - 1957. He has served as vice chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, chairman of the Rockefeller Foundation, president of the board of overseers of Harvard University, and chairman of the Brookings Institution.

He graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1931). He has two children and resides in Far Hills, N.J. He was born August 21, 1909.

Appointment of Three Members of the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board

November 12, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Institution for terms expiring April 9, 1988:

Harry W. Brooks, Jr., would succeed William I. Greener, Jr. He is executive vice president and chairman of the horticulture group of AMFAC, Inc. He served in the United States Army in 1947 - 1976, retiring as a major general. He has three children and resides in San Francisco, Calif. He was born May 17, 1928.

Mylio S. Kraja would succeed William H. Perkins, Jr. He is executive director of the American Legion's Washington office. He is a Navy veteran of World War II. He is married, has two children, and resides in Springfield, Va. He was born July 24, 1920.

George William Pirtle, Jr., would succeed James M. Stone, Sr. He is in the private practice of medicine in Euless, Tex. He served in the United States Air Force in 1955 - 1957. He is married, has seven children, and resides in Bedford, Tex. He was born August 29, 1929.

Appointment of Brustuen H. Lien as a Member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars

November 12, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Brustuen H. Lien to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars. This is a new position.

Mr. Lien is board chairman of Pete Lien & Sons, Inc., and executive committee chairman of Lien Industries, Inc. He is also owner of KFML-Radio Denver Corp. He graduated from the University of Wyoming (B.S., 1953). He is married and resides in Rapid City, S. Dak. He was born April 7, 1927.