July 16, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Bob J. Murphy to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Louis Jenkins.

Since 1985 Mr. Murphy has been vice president for sales with the Kaiser Cement Corp., and previously he was general manager for the northern California region of the company, 1984 - 1985. Mr. Murphy started with Kaiser in 1963 as a sales trainee.

Mr. Murphy graduated from California State Polytechnic University (B.S., 1963). He is married, has three children, and resides in Walnut Creek, CA. Mr. Murphy was born July 6, 1938, in Bloomington, IN.