The President today announced that he will nominate Francis H. McAdams, of Washington, D.C., for reappointment as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term expiring December 31, 1982.
McAdams was born December 27, 1915, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He holds A.B., LL.B., and LL.M. degrees from Georgetown University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946.
From 1946 to 1948, McAdams was a corporate and trial attorney for Capital Airlines, and from 1948 to 1951, he was an attorney-trial examiner and air safety investigator for the Civil Aeronautics Board. From 1951 to 1954, he was senior trial attorney for the Civil Aeronautics Board.
From 1954 to 1958, McAdams practiced law in Chicago. He was executive assistant and legal adviser to the Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board from 1958 until 1967, when he became one of the original members of the National Transportation Safety Board.