Nomination of Reese H. Taylor, Jr., To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Reese H. Taylor, Jr., to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission for a term of 7 years from January 1, 1977, vice Robert J. Corber. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate Mr. Taylor Chairman.
In 1971 Mr. Taylor became a partner in the law firm of Laxalt, Berry & Allison of Carson City, Nev. In 1978 the firm was reorganized and incorporated as Allison, Brunetti, MacKenzie & Taylor, Ltd. His work with the firm consisted primarily of an administrative law practice, with particular emphasis on regulatory matters pertaining to public utilities and transportation companies.
In 1967-71 he was chairman of the Public Service Commission of Nevada and in 1967-69 was also vice chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission. In 1967-71 he was also a member of the Governor's Cabinet and his Civil Defense Advisory Council. Previously he was associated with law firms in Las Vegas, Nev., and Los Angeles, Calif.
Mr. Taylor was graduated from Stanford University (1949) and Cornell Law School (1952).
Mr. Taylor is married, has three children, and resides in Carson City, Nev. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 6, 1928.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Reese H. Taylor, Jr., To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247236