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Postal Rate Commission Nomination of Alvin H. Gandal To Be Commissioner.

December 14, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Alvin H. Gandal, of Chevy Chase, Md., to be Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the term expiring October 14, 1982. Upon confirmation Gandal will be designated Chairman.

Gandal was born February 8, 1932, in Cleveland, Ohio. He received an A.B. (1953) and an LL.B. (1956) from Case-Western Reserve University. He was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1956 and the District of Columbia bar in 1961. He was an attorney in the office of the Regional Attorney, U.S. Department of Labor, in Cleveland from 1956 to 1957.

From 1957 to 1960, Gandal was first lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General's Corps at the Pentagon, in the Office of the Labor Advisor to the Secretary of the Army. Gandal was a member of the NLRB from 1960 to 1961. From 1961 to 1969, he practiced law in Washington, D.C.

Gandal was attorney-advisor in the Opinions Division of the Postal Service's General Counsel's office from 1969 to 1973. Gandal was special assistant to the Senior Assistant Postmaster General for Employee and Labor Relations, 1973, and Director of the Office of Arbitration Procedures, U.S. Postal Service, 1973 to 1976. Since 1976 he has been Director of the Office of Contract Analysis.

Jimmy Carter, Postal Rate Commission Nomination of Alvin H. Gandal To Be Commissioner. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242977

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