April 19, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint William J. McManus to be a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.

Mr. McManus is currently serving as treasurer of the Republican National Committee. Previously he was vice president of Byers-McManus Associates, Inc., in Washington, D.C. He was vice president for public relations and public affairs at the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. in Washington, D.C., Richmond, Va., Charleston, W. Va., and Baltimore, Md., in 1925 - 1965.

He attended George Washington University, National Law School, and the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. He was born August 28, 1900, in Nansemond County, Va.