July 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Roger Stanley Johnson to be a member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for a term expiring May 11, 1988. He will succeed James L. Kuebelbeck.

Dr. Johnson has been practicing medicine since 1950. He has been a surgeon since 1963. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a member of the American Medical Association, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He graduated from the University of Minnesota (B.A., 1947; B.S., 1948; M.S., 1950; M.D., 1951; master's in surgery, 1963). He is married, has four children, and resides in Irving, TX. He was born April 29, 1924, in St. Paul, MN.