Nomination of George R. Salem To Be Solicitor of the Department of Labor

March 13, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate George R. Salem to be Solicitor for the Department of Labor. He would succeed Francis X. Lilly.

Mr. Salem has been serving as Deputy Solicitor of Labor since April 1985. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Thompson, Mann and Hutson in Washington, DC. He also served as a consultant to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, in 1982.

He graduated from Emory College (B.A., 1975), Emory University School of Law (J.D., 1977), and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 1984). He is married, has two children, and resides in Springfield, VA. He was born December 24, 1953, in Jacksonville, FL.

Appointment of John A. Montgomery as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel

March 13, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint John A. Montgomery to be a member of the President's Cancer Panel for a term expiring February 20, 1989. This is a reappointment.

Dr. Montgomery is senior vice president and director of the Kettering-Meyer Laboratory at Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, AL. He has served on the President's Cancer Panel since 1983.

Dr. Montgomery graduated from Vanderbilt University (A.B., 1946; M.S., 1947) and the University of North Carolina (Ph.D., 1951). He is married, has four children, and resides in Birmingham, AL. He was born March 29, 1924, in Greenville, MS.