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The Members of The Civil-Rights Commission

January 25, 1984 1 min read

The members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights are:

  • Clarence M. Pendleton Jr., chairman, a Republican appointed by President Reagan, president of Pendleton and Associates, an investment firm in San Diego, Calif.
  • Morris B. Abram, vice-chairman, a Democrat appointed by the President, a partner with the law office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison in New York.
  • Mary F. Berry, a Democrat appointed by House Speaker Thomas P. O’Neill Jr., a professor of history and law at Howard University in Washington.
  • Esther G. Buckley, a Republican appointed by the President, a high-school teacher from Laredo, Tex.
  • Robert A. Destro, a Democrat appointed by House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel, an assistant professor of law at Catholic University in Washington.
  • John H. Bunzel, a Democrat appointed by the President, a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Blandina C. Ramirez, a Republican appointed by Senate Minority Leader Robert C. Byrd, director of development at the InterCultural Research Association in San Antonio, Tex.
  • Francis S. Guess, a Republican appointed by Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr., commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Labor, Nashville.
  • The commission’s staff director is Linda Chavez.--tm

    A version of this article appeared in the January 25, 1984 edition of Education Week as The Members of The Civil-Rights Commission