The President today announced that he will nominate John C. Truesdale, of Westgate, Md., to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a term expiring August 27, 1980. He would replace Peter D. Walther, resigned.
Truesdale was born July 17, 1921, in Grand Rapids, Mich. He received an A.B. from Grinnell College in 1942, an M.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University in 1948, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1972.
Truesdale worked for the NLRB from 1948 to 1957, serving as a field examiner, then administrative analyst. From 1957 to 1963, he was at the National Academy of Sciences, serving as Deputy Director, then Director of Information for the International Geophysical Year.
In 1963 Truesdale returned to NLRB, where he served as Associate Executive Secretary until 1968, Deputy Executive Secretary from 1968 to 1972, and Executive Secretary since 1972.