October 18, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Terry Edward Branstad to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 1987. He would succeed Christopher S. Bond.

He was elected Governor of Iowa in 1982. Previously he served as Lieutenant Governor of Iowa and was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives in 1972 - 1978. He was a senior partner in the law firm of Branstad-Schwarm in Lake Mills, Iowa.

He graduated from the University of Iowa (B.A., 1969) and Drake University (J.D., 1974). He is married, has two children, and resides in Des Moines. He was born November 17, 1946, in Leland, Iowa.