July 9, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Preston H. Long to be a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He would succeed Edwin Bliss Wheeler.

Mr. Long is an investment counselor who has been retired for the last 20 years. Previously, he was vice president of Trainer, Wortham, Inc., in New York City, and prior to that he was manager of marketing for the F.W. Dodge Corp.

Mr. Long currently resides in New York City. He was born on March 17, 1907, in New York City.