The President today announced the membership of the Committee on Selection of Federal Judicial Officers, which was established on May 24, 1977 to recommend candidates for vacancies on Federal courts other than Circuit Courts and District Courts.
The President asked the Committee to recommend candidates for two vacancies on the United States Court of Claims created by the retirements of Wilson Cowen and Byron Skelton. The Committee will report in confidence to the President, within 60 days, the names of no more than five suggested candidates for each vacancy.
The members of the Committee are:
HON. DAVID W. DYER, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (retired), Miami, Fla. (Chairman); LOLA DICKERMAN, attorney, Boston, Mass.;
H. STEWART DUNN, attorney, Washington, D.C.;
JAMES D. FELLERS, attorney, Oklahoma City, Okla.;
AMALYA L. KEARSE, attorney, New York, N.Y.;
J. LANE Kirkland, secretary-treasurer, AFLCIO, Washington, D.C.;
RUDOLPH A. PETERSON, banker, Piedmont, Calif.