August 26, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ira D. Hall, Jr., to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1990. He would succeed Peter E. Voss.

Since March 1987 Mr. Hall has been assistant general manager of industry systems products at the IBM Corp. in Milford, CT. Prior to this, he was director of corporate business development at IBM, 1985 - 1987, and senior vice president of L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin, 1982 - 1984.

Mr. Hall graduated from Stanford University (B.S., 1967; M.B.A., 1976). He was born August 23, 1944, in Oklahoma City, OK. Mr. Hall is married, has two children, and resides in Stamford, CT.