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Nomination of Tommy G. Thompson To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation

1990-01-03

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gov. Tommy G. Thompson to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation for a term of 4 years. He would succeed Robert D. Orr.

Since 1986 Governor Thompson has served as Governor of the State of Wisconsin. Prior to this he served as an assemblyman for the Wisconsin State Legislature since 1966.

Governor Thompson graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison (B.A., 1963; LL.D., 1966). He was born November 19, 1941, in Elroy, WI. Governor Thompson served as a captain in the U.S. Army. He is married, has three children, and resides in Madison, WI.

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