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Appointment of Frederick Elliot Hart as a Member of the Commission of Fine Arts

April 23, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frederick Elliot Hart to be a member of the Commission of Fine Arts for a term of 4 years. He would succeed Walter A. Netsch.

Mr. Hart is a sculptor in Washington, DC. His works include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the west facade sculptures for the National Cathedral, both in Washington, DC. In 1975 he founded the firm of Hytla & Hart, Ltd., a design and production company specializing in architectural sculpture and traditional decorative elements for restoration projects as well as new construction.

He is a member of the National Sculpture Society and the Sacred Arts Commission. He attended the University of South Carolina, American University, and the Corcoran School of Art.

He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born November 3, 1943, in Atlanta, GA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Frederick Elliot Hart as a Member of the Commission of Fine Arts Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260241

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