Nominations, May 5, 1983

Nomination of Ford Barney Ford To Be Under Secretary of Labor

May 5, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ford Barney Ford to be Under Secretary of Labor. He would succeed Malcolm Lovell, Jr.

Mr. Ford is presently serving as Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health at the Department of Labor. Previously he was vice president of the California Institute for Industrial and Governmental Relations and served as president of the Oilquip Marketing Corp. He was chairman and public member of the California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board in 1973 - 1978; deputy secretary, California Resources Agency, in 1967 - 1973; executive director and chief consultant, the Senate Fact Finding Committee on Natural Resources, in 1959 - 1967; associate administrative analyst, Joint Legislative Committee, in 1955 - 1959; and an inspector with the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in 1948 - 1955.

He graduated from the University of California (B.S., 1948) and attended Virginia Military Institute. He served in the U.S. Army in 1943 - 1946. He is married, has two children, and resides in Woodbridge, Va. He was born November 19, 1922, in Norton, Va.

Nomination of Paul I. Enns To Be a Member of the Federal Farm Credit Board

May 5, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Paul I. Enns to be a member of the Federal Farm Credit Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring March 31, 1989. He would succeed Edgar C. Rutherford.

Mr. Enns owns and operates a farm in Bakersfield, Calif. He is director of Bakersfield Production Credit Association and president of Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District. He serves as a member of the Federal Land Bank Association of Bakersfield and the Kern County Farm Bureau.

He is married, has seven children, and resides in Bakersfield, Calif. He was born August 10, 1917, in Reedley, Calif.