Nomination of B. Sam Hart To Be a Member of the Commission on Civil Rights
The President today announced his intention to nominate B. Sam Hart to be a member of the Commission on Civil Rights. He would succeed Jill S. Ruckelshaus.
Mr. Hart is founder and president of the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship and radio station WYIS in Delaware Valley, Pa. He currently serves on the board of directors of the National Religious Broadcasters.
Previously Mr. Hart was a teacher with the Philadelphia Board of Education (division of special education) in 1958-68; assistant pastor, Ebenezer Community Tabernacle, in 1958; and psychiatric aide, Boston State Hospital, in 1949-54.
He attended Gordon College, Boston, Mass.; St. Joseph's University, Cheyney State College, LaSalle College, Pa.; and Carver Bible College, Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. Hart is married, has five children, and resides in Philadelphia, Pa. He was born April 8, 1931, in New York, N.Y.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of B. Sam Hart To Be a Member of the Commission on Civil Rights Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245919