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Appointment of Arthur W. Murphy as a Member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents

January 19, 1989

The President today appointed Arthur W. Murphy to be a member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents. This is a new position.

Since 1963 Mr. Murphy has been a professor of law at Columbia Law School in New York City. Prior to this he was with the law firm of Bear, Marks, Friedman and Berliner.

Mr. Murphy graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1943) and Columbia Law School (LL.B., 1948). He was born January 25, 1922, in Boston, MA. He is married, has three children, and resides in New York City.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Arthur W. Murphy as a Member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253566

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