Appointment of M. Lester O'Shea as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

June 8, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint M. Lester O'Shea to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for the remainder of the term expiring July 10, 1983, vice Purnell Swett, and for a term expiring July 10, 1986, reappointment.

Mr. O'Shea is currently serving as managing partner of General Western Co. in San Francisco, Calif. He founded this company in 1970. Previously he was with First California Co., Inc., in 1966 - 1969; and with Dean Witter & Co. in New York.

He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1959) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1963). He was a Fulbright Scholar at Oxford University in 1959 - 1961. He resides in San Francisco, Calif., and was born December 6, 1938.