March 23, 1988
The President today announced his intention to nominate L. Clair Nelson to be a member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of 6 years expiring August 30, 1994. This is a reappointment.
Since 1982 Mr. Nelson has been a Commissioner for the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Nelson was senior vice president for the Champion International Corp., 1955 - 1982.
Mr. Nelson graduated from Utah State University (B.S., 1939) and George Washington University (J.D., 1947). He was born June 2, 1918, in Logan, UT. He served in the United States Army from 1941 to 1946. Mr. Nelson is married, has four children, and resides in McLean, VA.