Appointment of M.B. Oglesby, Jr., as Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff

 

June 28, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of M.B. Oglesby, Jr., to be Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff, effective July 5, 1988. He would succeed Kenneth M. Duberstein.

 

Mr. Oglesby is currently vice chairman of the board of Hecht, Spencer & Oglesby, Inc., government relations representatives in Washington, DC. He joined the firm in March 1986, having come from the White House, where he served as Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. Previously, he served as minority staff associate for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, dealing principally with railroad, environmental, and commerce-related legislation. Mr. Oglesby also served as deputy director and acting director of the State of Illinois Washington office and as executive assistant to Congressman Edward Madigan (R - IL). Prior to coming to Washington, he served in Illinois State Government as an assistant to Governor Richard Ogilvie and as executive assistant to the speaker of the house. Mr. Oglesby also spent 3\1/2\ years in management positions with the Illinois Bell Telephone Co.

 

He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is married, resides in Bethesda, MD, and was born October 1, 1942, in Flora, IL.

 

Appointment of John C. Tuck as Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of the Chief of Staff

 

June 28, 1988

 

The President today appointed John C. Tuck as Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of the Chief of Staff.

 

Since April 1987 Mr. Tuck has been serving as Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from October 1986 to April 1987 and Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from March 1986 to October 1986. He was assistant secretary for the majority, United States Senate, 1981 - 1986. He also serves as a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.

 

Mr. Tuck graduated from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service (B.S., 1967). He served in the U.S. Navy, 1968 - 1973, and was detailed to the White House as a social aide from September 1971 to December 1972. He is a commander in the Naval reserve. He was born May 28, 1945, in Dayton, OH. Mr. Tuck is married to the former Jane L. McDonough. They have three children, and they currently reside in Arlington, VA.