Nomination of Mark S. Fowler To Be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Mark S. Fowler to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission. This is a reappointment, and upon confirmation, he will be redesignated Chairman.
Since 1981 Mr. Fowler has been Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Previously, he was a partner with Fowler-Meyers in Washington, DC, 1975-1981; a partner with Smith & Pepper, 1970-1975; and was a radio announcer and full-time sales representative at radio station WMEG, Melbourne, FL, 1964-1965. Mr. Fowler has authored numerous articles on telecommunications.
Mr. Fowler graduated from the University of Florida (B.A., 1966; J.D., 1969). He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born October 6, 1941, in Toronto, Canada.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Mark S. Fowler To Be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258427