Nomination of Charles H. Dean, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles H. Dean, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term of 9 years, expiring May 5, 1990, to succeed Robert N. Clement, whose term is expiring May 18, 1981. Upon confirmation the President intends to designate Mr. Dean as Chairman to succeed Simon David Freeman.
Since 1959 Mr. Dean has held various engineering and administrative positions with the Knoxville Utilities Board. He has served as general manager since 1971. In 1977 he was president of the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association and director of the American Public Power Association in 1977-80. In 1951-59 Mr. Dean was factory representative with the Knoxville Fertilizer Co.
Mr. Dean is a licensed professional engineer and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 3 years and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for 10 years as commanding officer of the 6th Engineers. He was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1947).
Mr. Dean is married, has three children, and resides in Knoxville, Tenn. He was born in Knoxville on October 22, 1925.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Charles H. Dean, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247167