Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

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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.



Nominations & Appointments, December 29, 1981

Nomination of James W. Sanderson To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

December 29, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate James W. Sanderson to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Policy and Resource Management).

Since 1977 Mr. Sanderson has been an attorney with the firm Saunders, Snyder, Ross & Dickson in Denver, Colo. He was Regional Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, in 1973-77; legislative assistant to Senator Gordon Allott (R-Colo.) in 1970 - 73; and was employed by the Office of Chief Counsel, Interpretative Division, Internal Revenue Service, in 1969-70.

Mr. Sanderson has specialized in environmental law, with an emphasis on water and air quality, solid and hazardous waste management, and natural resource project development. He has written several publications on environmental law and water pollution.

He graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.A., 1966); the University of Denver, College of Law, (J.D., 1969); and attended Georgetown University School of Law in 1970 - 72. Mr. Sanderson is married, has one child, and resides in Englewood, Colo. He was born in Scotts Bluff, Nebr. He is 37 years old.

Appointment of Eleven Members of the American Battle Monuments Commission

December 29, 1981

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the American Battle Monuments Commission:

Francis J. Bagnell, is resident manager of Fahnestock & Co. (investment bankers) in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. He was senior vice president, New York Stock Exchange, in 1967 - 70.

Esther ``Kitty'' Bradley, is an author and television writer. She is the widow of former General of the Army Omar N. Bradley. She resides in Los Angeles, Calif.

Gen. Mark Wayne Clark, U.S. Army (Retired). He is president emeritus of The Citadel Military College and was Commanding General of U.S. Armed Forces in the Far East in 1949 - 52. He resides in Charleston, S.C.

Aubrey O. Cookman, was formerly director of public affairs, Universal Oil Products Co., Des Plaines, Ill. He is currently retired and resides in Albuquerque, N. Mex.

Rexford C. Early, is secretary-treasurer, Mid-States Engineering Co., Indianapolis, Ind. He resides in Indianapolis, Ind.

William E. Hickey, is an attorney in Quincy, Mass., specializing in real estate law and estate planning and probate law. He resides in Quincy, Mass.

Armistead Jones Maupin, is senior partner, Maupin, Taylor & Ellis (attorneys) in Raleigh, N.C. He resides in Raleigh, N.C.

John C. McDonald, is senior partner, McDonald, Keller & Brown (attorneys) in Dallas Center, Iowa. He resides in Dallas Center, Iowa.

Freda J. Poundstone, is a homemaker in Englewood, Colo. She is an active Republican and was involved in the Reagan for President campaign in 1980.

Maj. Gen. Edwin Bliss Wheeler, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired). He was deputy secretary of health and welfare, State of California, in 1972 - 74. He resides in Hot Springs, Ark.

Lawrence A. Wright, is senior partner, Gravel, Shea & Wright, Ltd., in Burlington, Vt. He resides in South Burlington, Vt.