October 5, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard H. Jones to be a member of the National Air and Space Museum Advisory Board, Smithsonian Institution. He would succeed James P. Moore, Jr.

Mr. Jones is currently an attorney, specializing in aviation law, with the firm of Lewis, Wilson, Lewis & Jones. He has been a captain with Eastern Airlines since 1959.

Mr. Jones graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.S., 1958) and American University (LL.B., 1964). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born September 2, 1930, in Portsmouth, Va.