Reagan Library Closure

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Nomination of James B. Werson To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships

June 8, 1988

The President today announced his intention to nominate James B. Werson to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships for the term expiring October 27, 1991. He would succeed Alfred J. Fleischer, Sr.

Since 1947 Mr. Werson has been with the law firm of Severson, Werson, Berke and Malchior in San Francisco, CA, and currently serves as president. Mr. Werson was with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1942 to 1946.

Mr. Werson graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (A.B., 1938) and Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley (J.D., 1942). He was born December 29, 1916, in Butte, MT. He is married, has three children, and resides in El Cerrito, CA.