Nomination of John A. Gannon To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped
The President today announced his intention to nominate John A. Gannon to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped, for the remainder of the term expiring September 17, 1989. He would succeed Harry J. Sutcliffe.
Since 1980 Mr. Gannon has been international president of the International Association of Firefighters in Washington, DC. Previously he was vice president of the International Association of Fire Fighters, 1976-1980. Mr. Gannon was president of Local 93 in Cleveland, OH, 1970-1980.
Mr. Gannon attended Miami University in Ohio and Glasgow University in Scotland. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Gannon was born September 16, 1923, in Cleveland, OH. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John A. Gannon To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/252823