Nomination of Bohdan A. Futey To Be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States

March 28, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bohdan A. Futey to be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States, Department of Justice, for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1985. He would succeed J. Raymond Bell.

Since 1975 Mr. Futey has been a partner in the law firm of Bazarko, Futey & Oryshkewych in Parma, OH. Previously, he was executive assistant to the mayor of the city of Cleveland in 1974 - 1975; chief assistant police prosecutor for the law department of the city of Cleveland in 1972 - 1974; partner in the law firm of Futey & Rakowsky in 1968 - 1972; and special counsel to the attorney general of Ohio in 1970.

Mr. Futey graduated from Western Reserve University (B.A., 1962; M.A., 1964) and Cleveland Marshall Law School (J.D., 1968). He is married, has three children, and resides in Parma, OH. He was born June 28, 1939.