Appointment of Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling

February 25, 1983

The President today announced the appointment of Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., to be Special Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling. He will succeed William K. Sadleir, who will become Deputy Chief of Protocol.

Since February 1982 Mr. Ryan has served at the White House as Deputy Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling. Prior to that he was a litigation attorney with the Los Angeles law firm of Hill, Farrer & Burrill. While engaged in his practice, he published several articles on various aspects of the law.

During the 1980 Presidential campaign, Mr. Ryan was active in the Reagan-Bush committee. While residing in California, he was involved in several State, local, and congressional races.

Mr. Ryan graduated from the University of Southern California (B.A., 1977) and the University of Southern California Law Center (J.D., 1980). He was born April 12, 1955, in Tampa, Fla.