Appointment of Harvey M. Meyerhoff as Chairperson of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

February 4, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Harvey M. Meyerhoff to be Chairperson of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for a term of 5 years. He would succeed Elie Wiesel.

Mr. Meyerhoff is president of Magna Properties, Inc., in Baltimore, MD. Previously, he was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Monumental Properties, Inc. Mr. Meyerhoff is an honorary life director of the National Association of Home Builders and the League for the Handicapped, Inc. He is also past president of Associated Jewish Charities & Welfare Fund of Baltimore, Inc. Mr. Meyerhoff currently serves as a trustee of the Johns Hopkins University, and he is chairman of the board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Mr. Meyerhoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.B.A., 1948). He is married and has four children. Mr. Meyerhoff resides in Owings Mills, MD.