United States Tax Court Nominating Commission Appointment of the Membership.
The President today announced the appointment of the six members of the Tax Court Nominating Commission, established by Executive Order 12064 (June 5, 1978):
ROBERT MUNDHEIM, General Counsel, Department of Treasury, Chairman;
JEROME. KURTZ, Director, Internal Revenue Service;
CARR FERGUSON, Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division, Department of Justice;
RUTH SCHAPIRO, partner, Proskauer, Rose, Goetz & Mendelsohn, New York City, member of the Advisory Committee of the New York Institute on Federal Taxation;
SHERWIN SIMMONS, partner, Trenam, Simmons, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye & O'Neill, Tampa, former chairman, taxation section, American Bar Association;
LAWRENCE STONE, partner, Irell and Manella, Los Angeles, former professor of law, University of California at Berkeley, and coauthor of "Federal Income Estate and Gift Taxation" (1972).
The President also requested the assistance of the Commission in filling the vacancy on the Tax Court which will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Arnold Raum on October 27, 1978. He directed the Commission to make special efforts to consider well-qualified women and members of minority groups as possible nominees.
Jimmy Carter, United States Tax Court Nominating Commission Appointment of the Membership. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243787