The President today announced his intention to nominate Norman Braman to be Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of Justice. He would succeed Leonel J. Castillo.
Since 1972 Mr. Braman has served as president of several automobile dealerships in Tampa and Miami, Fla. Previously, in 1964, Mr. Braman organized Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics, a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, and was president and chief executive officer. In 1959 he founded a chain of self-service department stores named Keystone Stores, Inc., in Philadelphia, Pa.
Mr. Braman has been very active in community affairs, including serving on the board of directors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, vice president of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and founder of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee of the University of Miami. He graduated from Temple University (B.S., 1955).
Mr. Braman is married, has two children, and resides in Miami Beach, Fla. He was born August 23, 1932, in West Chester, Pa.