December 10, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kalo A. Hineman to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring June 19, 1986. He would succeed Robert L. Martin.

Since 1947 Mr. Hineman has been a cattleman, rancher, and wheat and milo farmer in Dighton, Kans. He is president and owner of Kalo Hineman Cattle Co. and Kalo Hineman Farm Co. He has also been director, First National Bank of Dighton, since 1955 and a member of the Kansas House of Representatives since 1974.

Mr. Hineman is a member of the Kansas Livestock Association (president, 1972), the National Cattlemen's Association (member, board of directors, 1971-72), American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Association of Wheat Growers.

He graduated from Kansas State University (D.V.M., 1943). He served in the United States Army, Veterinarian Corps, as a captain in 1943-46. He is married, has four children, and resides in Dighton, Kans. He was born March 4, 1922, in Dighton.