Nomination of Clarence J. Brown To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Clarence J. Brown to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency, for a term expiring December 17, 1990. He would succeed Richard F. Hohlt.
Mr. Brown was Deputy Secretary of Commerce at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC, 1983-1987. From 1965 to 1983, he was a Member of the House of Representatives for the Seventh District of Ohio. Mr. Brown was editor and publisher of several Ohio newspapers from 1949 to 1965, when he became president and chairman of the board of the Brown Publishing Co. Since 1978 he has served on the advisory board of the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and International Studies and the advisory council of the American Enterprise Institute study of government regulation.
Mr. Brown graduated from Duke University (B.A., 1947) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1949). He was born June 18, 1927, in Columbus, OH. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, and the Reserves, 1950-1952. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Clarence J. Brown To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/252676