Appointment of Othal E. Brand, Sr., as a Member of the Commission on Agricultural Workers


October 14, 1988


The President today announced his intention to appoint Othal E. Brand, Sr., to be a member of the Commission on Agricultural Workers. This is a new position.


Mr. Brand has been founder and chairman of the board of Griffin and Brand of McAllen, Inc., in McAllen, TX, for more than 20 years. Mr. Brand is also serving his third term as the mayor of McAllen, TX.


Mr. Brand served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was born August 12, 1919, in Grayson, GA. He is married, has three children, and resides in McAllen.