The President today announced the appointment of nine persons as members of the American Battle Monuments Commission. They are:
ALFRED P. CHAMIE, of Pacific Palisades, Calif., who retired earlier this year as general counsel of the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers, Inc. Chamie is a former national commander of the American Legion and is a trustee of the American Legion Hollywood' Canteen Fund. He has been a member of this Commission since 1971.
GEN. BENJAMIN O. DAVIS, JR., of Alexandria, Va., a retired Air Force general and former Assistant Secretary of Transportation (1971-1975). Davis is a governing trustee of the Air Force Historical Foundation and a member of the President's Commission on Military Compensation.
T. HARRY GATTON, executive vice president of the North Carolina Bankers Association. Gatton is vice chairman of the North Carolina Historical Commission. He was a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission from 1961 to 1969.
GEN. JAMES M. GAVIN, of Chestnut Hill, Mass., a retired Army general and former ambassador to France. Gavin is now a director and consultant to Arthur D. Little, Inc., the industrial research, engineering, and management consulting company.
GEN. ANNA MAE HAYS, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, the first American woman to be promoted to general or flag officer rank.
ADM. JAMES L. HOLLOWAY Ill, former Chief of Naval Operations and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
OLIVER E. MEADOWS, national commander of the Disabled American Veterans, formerly staff director of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs from 1955 to 1976.
JOHN M. POPE, of Americus, Ga., who retired in 1972 after 25 years as owner and operator of Southern Burial Vault Co.
GEN. LOUIS H. WILSOX, Commandant of the Marine Corps.