January 22, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate George H. Nash to be a member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for a term expiring July 19, 1991. He would succeed Byron Leeds.

Since 1975 Dr. Nash has been an author engaged in the full-time writing of Herbert Hoover's biography at the Hoover Presidential Library. Previously he was a research fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard College, 1973 - 1974. He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1967) and Harvard University (M.A., 1968; Ph.D., 1973).

Dr. Nash resides in West Branch, IA, and was born April 1, 1945, in South Hadley, MA.