Appointment of James C. MacFarland as a Member of the Committee for Purchase From the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped

June 15, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint James C. MacFarland to be a member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped for a term expiring December 21, 1991. He would succeed Martin A. Adler.

Mr. MacFarland, who is retired, served on the National Industries for the Blind from 1968 to 1984.

He attended the University of Maryland and Greenbrier College. Mr. MacFarland served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1968. He was born December 19, 1919, in Charleston, WV. Mr. MacFarland is married, has three children, and resides in Sommerville, SC.