Nomination of Robert A. Gielow To Be Member at Large and Chairman of the Railroad Retirement Board

January 5, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert A. Gielow to be a member of the Railroad Retirement Board for a term of 5 years from August 29, 1982. He would succeed William P. Adams. He will be the member at large and as such will serve as Chairman.

He is senior vice president, member of the board of directors, and member of the executive committee of Alexander & Alexander Services, Inc., in Chicago, Ill. He was director, risk analysis and management group, in 1976 - 1982; director, Midwest region, Alexander & Alexander, Inc., in 1973 - 1977; and managing vice president, Chicago office, Alexander & Alexander, Inc., in 1969 - 1974.

Mr. Gielow graduated from Carleton College (B.A., 1940). He is married, has three children, and resides in Glencoe, Ill. He was born August 18, 1919.