Nomination of Patricia
Mary Byrne To Be an Alternate United States
Representative to the 43d Session of the United Nations General Assembly
August 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Patricia Mary Byrne to be an
Alternate Representative of the United States of
America to the 43d Session of the General Assembly of
the United Nations (September 20 to December 1988).
1985 Ambassador Byrne has been Deputy U.S. Representative to the Security
Council of the United Nations in New York, NY. Prior to this, she was
research professor of diplomacy at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, 1983 - 1985, and a
foreign affairs fellow, since 1983. She has also served as Ambassador to Burma, 1979 - 1983, and
Ambassador to Mali, 1976 - 1979.
Ambassador Byrne attended the senior seminar at the Foreign Service Institute,
1975 - 1976; Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy
in Columbia, Sri Lanka, 1973 - 1975; and a
political officer at the American Embassy in Paris, 1969 - 1973.
Ambassador Byrne was an Alternate Representative of the U.S. Delegation to the
United Nations General Assembly's 40th, 41st, and 42d sessions.
Byrne graduated from Vassar College (B.A., 1946) and Johns
Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (M.A., 1947). She was born June
in Cleveland, OH, and currently resides
Nomination of Francis S.
Ruddy To Be General Counsel of the Department of
August 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Francis S. Ruddy to be
General Counsel of the Department of Energy. He would succeed J. Michael
1984 Dr. Ruddy has been U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea. Prior to this he was
an Assistant Administrator for AID at the Department of State, 1981 - 1984.
From 1974 to 1981, he was counsel to Exxon, U.S.A., in Houston, TX.
Ruddy graduated from Holy Cross College (A.B., 1959); New York University (M.A., 1962; LL.M.,
1967); Loyola University (LL.B., 1965); and Cambridge University (Ph.D., 1969). He was
born September 15, 1937, in New York City. Dr. Ruddy served in
the U.S. Marines, 1955 - 1961. He is married, has three children, and resides
Accordance of the
Personal Rank of Ambassador to Theodore F. Brophy
While Serving as Chairman of the United States Delegation to the World
Administrative Radio Conference for Space Services
August 12, 1988
President today accorded Theodore F. Brophy the
personal rank of Ambassador in his capacity as Chairman of the U.S. delegation to the
second session of the International Telecommunication Union's World
Administrative Radio Conference for Space Services to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, August 29 - October
Brophy was associated with the law firm of Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Bushby and
Palmer from 1949 - 1955. From 1955 to 1958, he served as general counsel for
the Lummus Co. Since 1958 he has been with GTE Corp.,
where he has served as general counsel, 1958; executive vice president and
general counsel, 1959; director, 1969; president, 1972; and is presently
chairman and chief executive officer, since 1976. His government experience
includes service with the Administrative Conference of the United States, where he was the
public member, 1970 - 1972, and the National Security Telecommunications
Advisory Committee, 1986 - 1988.
Brophy graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1944) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1949). He was
born August 4, 1923, in Greenwich, CT. He served in the U.S.
Navy from 1944 to 1946. He is married, has two children, and resides in Greenwich.
Appointment of Mark K.
Miller as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications
August 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to appoint Mark K. Miller to be a
member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
He would succeed Eugene F. Murphy.
Miller has been president of Boeing Aerospace Co. in Seattle, WA, since 1985, and
executive vice president, 1982 - 1985. He has been with Boeing since 1948,
serving in various capacities: vice president and general manager of space and
information systems; manager of the Boeing Pacific Test Center at Vandenberg
Air Force Base, CA; director of engineering; director of contractor
integration; chief of 747 test; manager of Apollo technical integration and
evaluation; and deputy program manager for engineering on the short range
attack missile program.
Miller graduated from Oregon State University (B.S., 1948). He was
born August 18, 1923, in Portland, OR. He served in the U.S.
Army, 1942 - 1945, and the U.S. Air Force, 1951 - 1952. Mr. Miller is married,
has three children, and resides in Bainbridge Island, WA.