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Appointment of William Joseph Baroody, Jr., as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Designation as Chairman

January 06, 1989

The President today announced his intention to appoint William Joseph Baroody, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian Institution for a term expiring October 23, 1994. This is a reappointment. Upon appointment he will be redesignated Chairman.

Since 1986 Mr. Baroody has been chairman of Foreign Exchange Management, Inc., in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was president of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1978-1986, and executive vice president, 1977-1978. He was an Assistant to the President at the White House, 1974-1976, and a Special Assistant to the President, 1973-1974. From 1969 to 1973, he served as an Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.

Mr. Baroody graduated from Holy Cross College (A.B., 1959). He served in the U.S. Navy, 1959-1961. He was born November 5, 1937, in Manchester, NH, and currently resides in Alexandria, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of William Joseph Baroody, Jr., as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253058

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