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Nomination of Joseph Francis Glennon To Be a Member of the Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba

June 7, 1988

The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Francis Glennon to be a member of the Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba for a term expiring October 27, 1991. This is a reappointment.

From 1956 to 1980, Mr. Glennon was a Foreign Service officer for the Department of State. He served as a counselor for host country relations at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City, 1960 - 1980. Prior to this he was the attache for the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, 1956 - 1960. He was also an assistant director of personnel for Radio Free Europe, 1950 - 1956, and an FBI agent, 1947 - 1950.

Mr. Glennon graduated from Seton Hall University (B.S., 1947). He was born February 12, 1919, in Newark, NJ. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He is married, has six children, and resides in Boynton Beach, FL.