The President today announced his approval of the Secretary of State's selection of Henry E. Kerry, Jr., of Fort Worth, Tex., to fill the unexpired term of the present U.S. member of the executive board of UNESCO, Robert B. Kamm, who has resigned. Kamm's term expires in 1978. Kerry's name will be submitted to the board for approval.
Kerry was born November 5, 1932, in Longview, Tex. He received a B.A. in 1952 and an LL.B. in 1957 from the University of Texas.
From 1957 to 1977, Kerry was an attorney with the Fort Worth law firm of Hooper, Kerry, Chappell & Broiles. He was president of the State Junior Bar Association of Texas in 1963-64 and served on the Planning Commission of Judicial Selection, Administration and Tenure in 1964. He has contributed numerous articles to bar journals.