Nominations & Appointments, January 25, 1984

Nomination of Irving P. Margulies To Be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce

January 25, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Irving P. Margulies to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce. He would succeed Sherman E. Unger.

Mr. Margulies is presently serving as Acting General Counsel of the Department of Commerce. He was Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Commerce in 1981 - 1983. He was an Associate General Counsel with the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1977 - 1981. Prior to 1977 Mr. Margulies served as Associate General Counsel for Equal Opportunity and Administration; Associate General Counsel for Equal Opportunity, Litigation, and Administration; Assistant General Counsel for Legislation; and senior attorney, legislation, at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 1956 - 1961 he served as a legislative attorney at the Department of Labor.

Mr. Margulies graduated from Wayne University (A.B., 1948) and Wayne University Law School (LL.B., 1950). He is married, has four children, and resides in Gaithersburg, MD. He was born June 9, 1925, in New York, NY.

Appointment of Three Members of the President's Advisory Committee on Women's Business Ownership

January 25, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Advisory Committee on Women's Business Ownership. These are new positions.

Corlene Hobbs Cathcart is vice president and controller of Majo Ranch, Inc., in Cody, WY. She was president of the women's board of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1976 - 1979. She is married, has five children, and resides in Cody, WY. She was born September 30, 1926, in Chicago, IL.

Clara Giordano owned and operated a restaurant in Lincoln Park, MI, in 1959 - 1975. She is married, has three children, and resides in Wyandotte, MI. She was born October 10, 1924, in Piney Fork, OH.

Malcolm A. MacKillop is senior vice president for corporate relations at Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in San Francisco, CA. He has been with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. since 1955 and has served as attorney, assistant general counsel, and vice president for governmental relations for the firm. He has two children and resides in San Francisco, CA. He was born August 1, 1922, in San Francisco.