Appointments, January 11, 1985

Appointment of Gerhard Casper as a Member of the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise

January 11, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Gerhard Casper to be a member of the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise for a term of 8 years. He will succeed Charles Alan Wright.

Mr. Casper joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1966. He served as Max Pam Professor of Law in 1976 - 1980, when he was appointed William B. Graham Professor of Law. He has been dean of the law school since 1979. He is a member of the American Law Institute and its council and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He received his first law degree in 1961 from the University of Hamburg. He also received a master of laws degree from Yale University in 1962 and the doctor iuris utriusque from the University of Freiburg (1964). He is married, has one child, and resides in Chicago, IL. He was born December 25, 1937, in Hamburg, Germany.

Appointment of Three Members of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee

January 11, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee for terms expiring March 15, 1987:

Stuart J. Northrop will succeed Matthew J. Binder. Mr. Northrop is chairman of the board of the Huffy Corp. in Dayton, OH. He was founding vice president and general manager of the Singer Co., Water Resource Division, in 1969 - 1972. He is married, has two children, and resides in Haverford, PA. He was born October 21, 1925, in New Haven, CT.

William H. Taggart will succeed James H. Brennan. He is retired senior vice president and director of public affairs for the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of San Diego. He is married, has four children, and resides in La Jolla, CA. He was born October 8, 1920, in Seattle, WA.

Larry Zarian will succeed Richard L. Berkley. He is owner and president of Anthony's Home and Auto Center Department Store in Bell Gardens, CA. He has three children and resides in Glendale, CA. He was born October 20, 1937, in Iran and became a United States citizen in 1956.