Appointment of Alexander P. Papamarkou as a Member of the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission


December 22, 1987


The President today announced his intention to appoint Alexander P. Papamarkou to be a member of the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission. He would succeed Tirso del Junco.


Since 1978 Mr. Papamarkou has been president and chief executive officer of Papamarkou & Co., Inc., in New York, NY. Prior to this he was first vice president for E.F. Hutton & Co., Inc., 1979 - 1982, and was vice president, international division for Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., 1967 - 1975.


Mr. Papamarkou graduated from Syracuse University (B.A., 1950), Princeton University (M.P.A., 1952), and predoctoral studies at the London School of Economics. He was born February 8, 1930, in Athens, Greece, and resides in New York, NY.