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Appointment of Henry R. Beasley as a United States Commissioner on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

March 06, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Henry R. Beasley, of the National Marine Fisheries Services, Department of Commerce, to be a United States Commissioner on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. He would succeed Gerald V. Howard.

Since 1971 Mr. Beasley has been with the National Marine Fisheries Services and is currently serving as the Acting Director. Previously he served as foreign affairs officer in the National Marine Fisheries Services and its predecessor agency, the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries (1967-1971). He was involved in the collection, analysis, and editing of information for various publications of the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries from 1957 to 1967.

Mr. Beasley graduated from Emory University (B.A., 1949) and Emory University Law School (LL.B., 1952). He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born October 4, 1929, in Thomasville, GA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Henry R. Beasley as a United States Commissioner on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260017

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