Nominations & Appointments, March 2, 1983

Nomination of John Lathrop Ryan To Be a Governor of the United States Postal Service

March 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate John Lathrop Ryan to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service Board of Governors for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1989. He would succeed Wallace Nathaniel Hyde.

Mr. Ryan is currently serving as executive vice president of Dean Brothers Pumps, Inc., in Indianapolis, Ind. He was Charter Commissioner and Chairman of the United States Postal Rate Commission in 1971 - 1973. He served as a member of the Marion County Welfare Board in 1980.

Mr. Ryan received a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University. He is married and resides in Indianapolis, Ind. He was born July 16, 1921.

Appointment of James S. Dwight, Jr., as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

March 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint James S. Dwight, Jr., to be a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. He will succeed Eugene Eidenberg.

He is a partner in the firm of Deloitte, Haskins and Sells in Washington, D.C. He served as Administrator for Social and Rehabilitation Service at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1973 - 1975. He was Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, in 1972 - 1973.

He graduated from the University of Southern California (B.S., 1956). He is married, has four children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born March 9, 1934.