Public Papers - 1990
Designation of Robert Elsner as Chairman of the Marine Mammal Commission
The President today designated Robert Elsner to be Chairman of the Marine Mammal Commission. He would succeed William W. Fox, Jr.
Dr. Elsner has been a professor emeritus at the Institute of Marine Science at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, AK. Prior to this he was a professor of marine science at the Institute of Marine Science at the University of Alaska.
Dr. Elsner graduated from New York University (B.A., 1950) and the University of Washington (M.S., 1955; Ph.D., 1959). He was born June 3, 1920, in Boston, MA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Ester, AK.