The President today announced that he will nominate Tyrone Brown, of Washington, D.C., to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the unexpired term of 7 years from July 1, 1972. He would succeed Benjamin L. Hooks, resigned.
Brown was born November 5, 1942, in Norfolk, Va. He received an A.B. from Hamilton College in 1964 and an LLB. from Cornell Law School in 1967.
Brown was law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren in 1967, and an associate with a Washington law firm from 1968 to 1970. He was a special investigator for the President's Commission on Campus Unrest in 1970. From 1970 to 1971, he served as assistant to Senator Edmund S. Muskie, then staff director of the Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Senate Government Operations Committee.
From 1971 to 1974, Brown was director and vice president for legal affairs of Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc., and its subsidiary companies. Since 1974 he has been with the Washington law firm of Caplin & Drysdale.