Designation of Robert J. Lagomarsino as a Member of the Northern Mariana Islands Commission on Federal Laws

March 5, 1984

The President today announced his intention to designate Robert J. Lagomarsino as a member of the Northern Mariana Islands Commission on Federal Laws. He will succeed Phillip Burton.

Congressman Lagomarsino (R-CA) is currently serving his sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, having first been elected in 1974. He is a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. For the 98th Congress he is the ranking Republican member of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs and the Interior Subcommittee on Insular Affairs. He is also a member of the Interior Subcommittee on Public Lands and National Parks. Prior to his election to Congress he served 12 years in the California Senate.

He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara (1950) and the University of Santa Clara Law School (1953). He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA, and Ventura, CA. He was born September 4, 1926, in Ventura.