February 16, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter H. Dailey, of California, to be Ambassador to Ireland. He would succeed William V. Shannon.

Mr. Dailey has been chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Dailey International Group in Los Angeles, Calif., since 1968. He has also been a partner of Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls, Oreg., since 1972 and vice chairman and director of Shamrock Broadcasting since 1979. He was senior vice president and director, western and far eastern regions, of Campbell Ewald Co., in 1964-68. Mr. Dailey was vice president of Foote, Cone and Belding in 1963-64.

He served in the United States Navy in 1954-56. Mr. Dailey graduated from the University of California (B.S., 1954). He is married, has five children, and resides in San Marino, Calif. He was born May 1, 1930, in New Orleans, La.