The President today announced that he will nominate Earl Oliver, of Chicago, Ill., to be a member of the Railroad Retirement Board. He would replace Wythe D. Quarles. Oliver retired from Illinois Central Gulf Railroad in 1975, and since then has performed staff work for the National Railway Labor Conference and the Railroad Labor-Management Committee.
He was born February 25, 1917, in Monticello, Ky. He received a B.A. from Oklahoma A&M College.
From 1941 to 1947, Oliver worked for the Chicago and Northwestern Railway as a secretary, chief clerk, safety inspector, assistant trainmaster, and trainmaster. He was with Illinois Central Gulf Railroad from 1948 to 1975, working in various labor relations positions, then as manager of personnel, director of personnel, vice president for personnel, and finally senior vice president for personnel and administration.