November 2, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. McKean to be Governor of the United States Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1986. He would succeed Richard R. Allen.

Mr. McKean is currently president of John R. McKean Accountants of San Francisco, Calif. He founded this certified public accounting firm in 1958.

He attended the University of San Francisco (B.S., 1951) and Golden Gate University (M.B.A., 1977). Mr. McKean is married, has three children, and resides in San Leandro, Calif. He was born May 30, 1930, in Evanston, Ill.