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Public Papers - 1989 - September

Nomination of George W. Haley To Be a Member of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation as Chairman


The President today announced his intention to nominate George W. Haley to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 14, 1992. He would succeed Janet Dempsey Steiger. Upon confirmation he is to be designated Chairman.

Currently, Mr. Haley serves as an attorney with George W. Haley, Esq., Professional Corp. in Washington, DC. Since 1988 he has served as director of the Frederick Douglass Foundation Institute for the Study and Analysis of Mass Transportation in Washington, DC. He served as General Counsel and Congressional Liaison at the U.S. Information Agency, 1976 - 1977; Associate Director for Equal Employment Opportunity at the U.S. Information Agency, 1973 - 1976; and Chief Counsel for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration at the Department of Labor, 1969 - 1973.

Mr. Haley graduated from Morehouse College (B.A., 1949) and the University of Arkansas (LL.B., 1952; J.D., 1969). He was born August 28, 1925, in Henning, TN. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a sergeant. Mr. Haley is married, has two children, and resides in Silver Spring, MD.

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