June 5, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate T. Allan McArtor to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation. He would succeed Donald D. Engen.
Since 1979 Mr. McArtor has been senior vice president of the telecommunications division of the Federal Express Corp. in Memphis TN. Prior to this he was a partner and director of Delta International, Inc., 1974 - 1979.
Mr. McArtor graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy (B.S., 1964) and Arizona State University (M.S., 1971). He served in the U.S. Air Force, 1960 - 1974. Mr. McArtor was born July 3, 1942, in St. Louis, MO. He is married, has two children, and resides in Memphis, TN.