July 16, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Daniel Oliver, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

Since April of this year, Mr. Oliver has been serving as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. Previously, he was General Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1983 - 1986; General Counsel, U.S. Department of Education; an attorney with the law firms of Hawkins, Delafield & Wood and Alexander & Green, both in New York; and executive editor of National Review, 1973 - 1976. From 1959 to 1962, he served in the U.S. Army as a Russian language specialist.

Mr. Oliver graduated from Harvard College (1964) and Fordham University Law School (LL.B., 1967). He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC. Mr. Oliver was born March 10, 1939, in New York City.