Nomination of Walter J Shea To Be a Member of the Board of the Panama Canal Commission
The President today announced his intention to nominate Walter J. Shea to be a member of the Board of the Panama Canal Commission. He would succeed William Sidell.
Mr. Shea is vice president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Previously he served as executive assistant to two general presidents of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 1967-1982. He joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 1957 as a member of the research department of the eastern conference. In 1960-1967 he was assistant to the eastern conference director.
Mr. Shea was appointed to the President's Commission on Alcohol Abuse in 1983. He is married, has six children, and resides in Annapolis, MD. He was born November 30, 1929, in Brooklyn, NY.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Walter J Shea To Be a Member of the Board of the Panama Canal Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259517