February 18, 1988

The President today announced his intention to appoint Herbert D. Katz to be a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for a term expiring January 15, 1993. This is a reappointment.

Since 1965 Mr. Katz has been president of Sajik Corp. in Hollywood, FL. Prior to this he was a partner with the law firm of Koneig & Katz, 1959 - 1973.

Mr. Katz graduated from Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1951) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1954). He served in the United States Coast Guard, 1954 - 1957. He was born June 13, 1929, in Uniontown, PA. Mr. Katz is married, has five children, and resides in Hollywood, FL.