Nomination of Henry R. Folsom To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation of Janet Dempsey Steiger as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Henry R. Folsom to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 14, 1982. He would succeed A. Lee Fritschler.
The President today also announced his intention to designate Janet Dempsey Steiger as Chairman of the Postal Rate Commission. She has been serving as Acting Chairman since her designation by the President on March 6, 1981.
Mr. Folsom is a consultant to the Water Resources Agency of New Castle County, Del. He is also an adjunct professor in urban affairs and public policy at the University of Delaware. He was affiliated with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. from 1937 to 1973. He served as Newark city councilman from 1961 to 1966, deputy mayor of New Castle County from 1965 to 1966, city councilman from 1966 to 1980, and council president from 1973 to 1980.
He graduated from the University of Delaware (B.S., 1936). He and his wife reside in Hockessin, Del. He was born July 19, 1913, in Wilmington, Del.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Henry R. Folsom To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation of Janet Dempsey Steiger as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246854