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Public Papers - 1989 - March

Nomination of Edward Martin Emmett To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission


The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Martin Emmett to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission for a term expiring on December 31, 1992. He would succeed Frederic N. Andre.

Since 1986 Mr. Emmett has been executive director of the Texas Association to Improve Distribution. Prior to this he was executive director for the North Houston Association, 1983 - 1986. From 1979 to 1983, he was the owner of the Public Affairs Group. He was a State representative from Texas, 1979 - 1987, serving as chairman of the House Committee on Energy, 1985 - 1987, and a member of the House Committee on Transportation, 1979 - 1987. From 1976 to 1979, he was a policy analyst for Exxon Corp.

Mr. Emmett graduated from Rice University (B.A., 1971) and the University of Texas at Austin (M.A., 1974). He was born August 14, 1949, in New London, TX. Mr. Emmett is married, has four children, and resides in Round Rock, TX.

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