Nomination of Joseph Wentling Brown To Be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States
The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Wentling Brown to be a member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States, Department of Justice, for the term expiring September 30, 1983. He would succeed Francis Leon Jung.
Mr. Brown was an associate attorney with Laxalt, Bell, Berry, Allison and LeBarron in Las Vegas from 1969 to 1971, when Bell and LeBarron formed their own firm which Mr. Brown joined. In 1973 the firm of Bell and LeBarron merged and became known as Jones, Jones, Bell, Close and Brown, Ltd. Since 1979 he has been commissioner of the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Mr. Brown is a member of the Nevada, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations.
Mr. Brown graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1965) and Washington and Lee University (LL.B., 1968). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1963-69. Mr. Brown is married, has four children, and resides in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born July 31, 1941, in Norfolk, Va.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Joseph Wentling Brown To Be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247464