Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...

LIBRARY CLOSURE

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.

 


 

Appointments, November 6, 1985


Appointment of Barber B. Conable, Jr., as a Member of the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management

November 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Barber B. Conable, Jr., to be a member of the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management. This is a new position.

Mr. Conable was a U.S. Congressman from the 30th District of New York from 1965 to 1984. At the time of his retirement he was ranking Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee. He is now a professor at the University of Rochester in New York.

Mr. Conable graduated from Cornell University (A.B., 1942; LL.B., 1948). He is married, has four children, and resides in Alexander, NY. He was born November 2, 1922, in Warsaw, NY.

Appointment of Five Members of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere

November 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere for terms expiring July 1, 1988.

Gordon Snow, of California, is a reappointment. He is assistant secretary for resources, California Resources Agency, in Sacramento. He graduated from Chico State College (A.B., 1951; M.A., 1952) and Oregon State College (Ph.D., 1956). He is married, has one child, and resides in El Macero, CA. He was born February 11, 1925, in Rush Springs, OK.

Richard T. Leier, of Minnesota, is a reappointment. He is a mineral processing engineer at the Reserve Mining Co. in Silver Bay, MN. He graduated from the University of Minnesota (B.S., 1974). He is married, has two children, and resides in Silver Bay, MN. He was born July 1, 1951, in St. Paul, MN.

Stanley W. Legro, of California, will succeed John N. Moore. He is the principal officer in the firm of Potomac Capitol in Washington, DC. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1959) and Harvard University (J.D., 1966). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born July 3, 1936, in Muskogee, OK.

John J. Real, of California, will succeed Donald Walsh. He is a former president and chief executive officer of Star Kist Foods, Inc. He graduated from Loyola University (A.B., 1939; J.D., 1943). He is married, has three children, and resides in San Pedro, CA. He was born July 4, 1917, in Wilmington, CA.

Alan D. Hutchison, of Nevada, will succeed William Brewster. He is president of Marlborough Investments, Ltd., in Reno, NV. He graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1956) and George Washington University (J.D., 1960). He is married, has three children, and resides in Reno, NV. He was born January 23, 1931, in New York City.