January 22, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Mississippi River Commission:

Frank H. Walk, of Louisiana, for a term of 9 years. He would succeed Roy T. Sessums. Since 1955 Mr. Walk has been chairman of the board of Walk, Haydel & Associates, a consulting engineering firm in New Orleans. He was born August 30, 1920, in New Orleans.

Brig. Gen. Charles Ernest Edgar III, U.S.A., would succeed Robert Joseph Dacey. Since 1985 General Edgar has been commander, U.S. Army Engineer Division, South Atlantic Region in Atlanta, GA. He was born January 15, 1936, in Mobile, AL.