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Public Papers - 1989 - November

Nomination of Robert William Houk To Be Public Printer

1989-11-06

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert William Houk to be Public Printer. He would succeed Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr.

Mr. Houk has served in several capacities at UFORMA/SHELBY Business Forms, Inc., including president, 1968 - 1988; chairman of the board, 1971 - 1988; and vice president-sales, 1966 - 1968. Prior to this he served as assistant sales manager for Rotary Manifold Forms Corp. in Detroit, MI, 1957 - 1966, and as an analyst for the Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn, MI, 1954 - 1957.

Mr. Houk graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1951). He was born May 13, 1927, in Detroit, MI. Mr. Houk served in the U.S. Army, 1945 - 1947 and 1952 - 1954. He is married, has two children, and resides in Shelby, OH.

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