Nomination of Kieran O'Doherty To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Kieran O'Doherty to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for a term expiring October 16, 1986. Upon confirmation by the Senate, the President intends to designate Mr. O'Doherty Chairman.
Mr. O'Doherty has been an attorney-at-law and a member of the New York State and Federal Bar Associations since 1957. He was a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission in 1975-80. In 1972-73 Mr. O'Doherty was a Commissioner, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission. In 1971-72 he was consultant to the Secretary of Commerce and special assistant to the General Counsel, Department of Commerce.
Mr. O'Doherty is a cofounder and first State chairman of the Conservative Party of New York. He was a candidate for the United States Senate (1962), United States Congress (1964), and Lieutenant Governor of New York (1966).
Mr. O'Doherty was graduated from City College of New York (A.B., 1950) and Columbia Law School (LL.B., 1953). He served in the U.S. Army in 1944-46. He is married and resides in New York City and Arlington, Va. He was born in New York City on August 8, 1926.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Kieran O'Doherty To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246436