The President today announced his intention to nominate Elizabeth Jones to be Engraver of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Department of the Treasury, vice Frank Gasparro, resigned.
Miss Jones is a freelance medalist and artist. She has participated in various one-man and group shows, including five Tiffany & Co. exhibitions, H. Stern Jewellers exhibitions in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1967, and other exhibitions in Washington, D.C., New York City, Rome, Paris, Prague, Athens, Madrid, and Helsinki. She has been commissioned to design many medals for various groups and individuals, including medals commissioned by the Franklin Mint. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Sculptor of the Year Gold Medal from the American Numismatic Association (1972) and the Louis Bennett Award from the National Sculpture Society (1978).
Miss Jones graduated from Vassar College (B.A., 1957). She resides in Chatham, N.J., and was born May 31, 1935, in Montclair, N.J.