The President today announced his intention to appoint Tyrone C. Fahner to be a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for a term expiring September 22, 1991. He would succeed James Babcock Meriwether.
Since 1983 Mr. Fahner has been a partner with the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt in Chicago, IL. Prior to this he was State attorney general for Illinois, 1980-1983. He was director of the Illinois Department of Law Enforcement, 1977-1979, and a lawyer with Freeman, Rothe, Freeman & Salzman in Chicago, 1975-1977.
Mr. Fahner graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (B.A., 1965), Wayne State University (.I.D., 1968), and Northwestern University (LL.M., 1971). He was born November 18, 1942, in Detroit, MI. He is married, has three children, and resides in Evanston, IL.