Designation of Rhett B. Dawson as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy
The President announced his intention to designate Rhett B. Dawson to be a member of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy for a term expiring December 30, 1991. He would succeed Marta T. Caldera. Since 1987 Mr. Dawson has been Assistant to the President for Operations at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he practiced law in Washington, DC with the McNair Law Firm and took a leave of absence to manage the President's Special Review Board, 1986-1987. In 1985 he directed the year-long President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management. He also served on three congressional committees.
Mr. Dawson graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University (B.A., 1966) and the Washington School of Law (J.D., 1969). He was born December 9, 1943, in Canton, IL. Mr. Dawson is married and has one daughter and one son.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of Rhett B. Dawson as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253201