June 16, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas H. Henriksen to be a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. He would succeed Marilyn S. Lewis.
Mr. Henriksen has been a senior fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University since 1982, and an associate director with the Hoover Institution since 1983. Prior to this, he was a senior auditor and senior research fellow at Stanford University, 1980 - 1982; a peace fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a professor at SUNY, 1979 - 1980.
Mr. Henriksen graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (B.A., 1962) and Michigan State University (M.A., 1966; Ph.D., 1969). He served in the U.S. Army, 1963 - 1965. Mr. Henriksen was born November 16, 1939, in Detroit, MI. He is married, has two children, and resides in Palo Alto, CA.