Nomination of Clinton Dan McKinnon To Be a Member of the Civil Aeronautics Board, and Designation as Chairman

August 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Clinton Dan McKinnon to be a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board for the term expiring December 31, 1985. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate him Chairman.

Since 1962 Mr. McKinnon has owned radio station KSON in San Diego, Calif. In 1964 he acquired radio station KSON-FM (San Diego) and KIII-TV (Corpus Christi, Tex.). In 1976 he acquired KMBT-TV in Beaumont, Tex. He also owns House of Hits Music Publishing Firm and was publisher of the La Jolla Light Journal Newspaper in 1969-73.

Mr. McKinnon graduated from the University of Missouri (B.A., 1956) and attended Harvard Graduate School of Business (1968-69). He served in the U.S. Navy in 1956-60 as a naval aviator. He holds a Navy rescue record of 62 air/sea rescues in his career.

Mr. McKinnon has three children and resides in San Diego, Calif. He was born January 27, 1934, in San Bernardino, Calif.