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Appointment of Eight Members of the Chemical Warfare Review Commission, and Designation of the Chairman

March 11, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Chemical Warfare Review Commission. These are new positions. The President intends to designate Walter J. Stoessel, Jr., as Chairman upon his appointment.

Philip John Bakes, Jr., is president and chief operating officer of Continental Airlines in Houston, TX. He is married, has two children, and resides in Houston. He was born March 6, 1946, in Little Rock, AR.

Zbigniew Brzezinski is senior adviser at the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born March 28, 1928, in Warsaw, Poland.

Gen. Richard E. Cavazos, United States Army, retired. He is married, has four children, and resides in Leander, TX. He was born January 31, 1929, in Kingsville, TX.

Barber B. Conable, Jr., is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born November 2, 1922, in Warsaw, NY.

John N. Erlenborn is a partner in the law firm of Seyferth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson in Washington, DC. He is married, has three children, and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born February 8, 1927, in Chicago, IL.

Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr., is president of Worldwide Consultants, Inc., in Washington, DC. He is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born December 2, 1924, in Philadelphia, PA.

John G. Kester is an attorney with the law firm of Williams & Connolly in Washington, DC. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born June 18, 1938, in Oshkosh, WI.

Walter J. Stoessel, Jr., has served in the past as U.S. Ambassador to Poland (1968-1972), the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1974-1976), and the Federal Republic of' Germany (1976-1978). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born January 24, 1920, in Manhattan, KS.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Eight Members of the Chemical Warfare Review Commission, and Designation of the Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258968

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