Nomination of J. Joseph Lydon To Be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority


October 29, 1987


The President today announced his intention to nominate J. Joseph Lydon to be a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of 5 years expiring July 1, 1990. He would succeed Henry Bowen Frazier III.


Since 1976 Mr. Lydon has been an attorney with the firm of Kennedy & Lydon in Boston, MA. Previously he was general counsel with the Massachusetts State Police, 1970 - 1976. From 1963 to 1970, Mr. Lydon was chief legislative counsel for the Massachusetts Port Authority.


Mr. Lydon graduated from Suffolk University (A.B., 1957) and Boston College Law School (LL.B., 1961). He served in the United States Naval Reserve, 1948 - 1954. Mr. Lydon was born May 18, 1930, in Boston, MA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Dover, MA.