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13 12 ut if it were suggested by any member of imation
. However, I am very much incensed at you else, would you consider putting this Interstate Commerce Commission. so-called “blind trust"?
Prior to the expiration of the term of Commission onsidered that, and I would be amenable will be replacing on the Commission if confirmed, the chairman I stated if the committee is composed of two members from Maryland, one fo glad to get them so I could follow their sa Florida
, one from West Virginia, one from Ge at if considered necessary.
a come from Texas, one from Illinois, one from Cali ler again that my ownership in Ashland sixteky. Since the death of Commissioner Wallace I
and the nomination and confirmation of Rol that I, to answer your question directly,
- Maryland to serve the balance of his unexpired te mmittee when it considers your nomina
12In many years there is not a single member of t)
Mustern part of this country. And yet the probler if any appreciable number of the comnajority, were to feel that your ought to put the portheast section of this country are very ac rust,” you would have no objection?
Toa probably have read in the papers or heard som
treties of the Penn Central Railroad. The New et. -hich, although perhaps not pointed parbre a central situation with respect to the developme
you have an admirable background and when a problem for many years as has the Boston must have caused you to have a good deal race transportation within the northeast corridor.
Thare been serving on this committee many years, probably the State I represent together with Vermont
stand that during your years as postali nie of any locality in the United States. I realize service of the Post Office Department was to matter for the Interstate Commerce Commissio
a very few persons called in from the field problems of population, traffic, and commuter tra ganization was a recommendation of
that any President or any administration would - to that time there had been a Pennsluterstate Commerce Commission without a m
a te cities in the northeast corridor, it is absolutely
I pred notice of my concern at the last nomin
ort dating back to 1908 which recommended Beland
stig, however, and with the efficiency which you
por definite language, and I shall tell them agai
commerce Commissioner from the Northeast Si Nates New England, New York, New Jer
2 for 5 months, getting the bugs out of i
gton was getting bogged down completely het of our record of Government service merfield called in 10 postal inspectors in a barily bring myself in justice to vote against
b. I have told representatives of the White H Che States of Indiana, Kentucky, and it to allow them to continue to ignore the housand, to set up the first region in Corsage that as ranking Republican member of th tion officer of the Post Office Departments after all of the years I have put in on this
in one region a month until we got the – for a while, before I took over as regioni ved as acting regional director in Bostat
Es there is a vacancy, I can promise them ta and Denver and in Memphis during to g the new people.
pisten to it even if they nominate St. Peter!
Tan said so before. I have said so in this hear me, and probably the largest reorganizatio anization ever undertaken in the Post 06
?'autte conversations with representatives from 15 regions created throughout the country as been completely ignored. I may say so
y lil do make a statement on the floor of I think it worked rather well.
rebration. I hope you will understand that = you. Now let me say this—this is no refa , shape, or manner, because I am impre
will be a very competent member of ertainly expect to heartily support your
to presentatives on this committee from New F
Sat Mr. Prouty feels as I do—if my own aç 2 10 show the section we represent just cons
t with the exception of the military.
appears, the administration has written of
aby ha firmation. However, I am very much incensed at your nomination to
Ohio, one from Texas, one from Illinois, one from California, one from
of 1969 and the nomination and confirmation of Robert C. Gresham
of Maryland to serve the balance of his unexpired term, for the first rs totes time in many years there is not a single member of the ICC from the aber oft northeastern part of this country. And yet the problems of transporta
tion in the northeast section of this country are very acute.
You probably have read in the papers or heard something about the difficulties of the Penn Central Railroad. The New Haven Railroad has been a problem for many years as has the Boston & Maine. We also
have a central situation with respect to the development of high-speed barea surface transportation within the northeast corridor.
I have been serving on this committee many years, and I think that probably the State I represent together with Vermont have the least air service of any locality in the United States. I realize that air service is not a matter for the Interstate Commerce Commission, but with all of the problems of population, traffic, and commuter transportation with
in the cities in the northeast corridor, it is absolutely inconceivable to onditie me, that any President or any administration would continue to leave
the Interstate Commerce Commission without a member from New
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ich muss England.
nad to ICC domn
I served notice of my concern at the last nomination hearing of
But, I have told representatives of the White House I thought in
rather definite language, and I shall tell them again in more definite y regic language that as ranking Republican member of this committee I do
not intend to allow them to continue to ignore the need for an Inter-
And after all of the years I have put in on this committee we have
two representatives on this committee from New England, and I am ctor in Sure that Mr. Prouty feels as I do—if my own administration isn't
willing to show the section we represent just consideration, the next
time that there is a vacancy, I can promise them that there will be the pup opposition to it even if they nominate St. Peter!
I have said so before. I have said so in this hearing. I have said so
I think you will be a very competent member of the ICC. However,
Tam is portni
come addition to the Interstate Commerce Commissio
I could hardly be more pleased with this nominatio
is howledge and his experience. I enthusiastically
It is my honor, together with Senator Dominick,
Senator DOMINICK. Mr. Chairman, Senator Cotto
I have no prepared statement in addition to wh
. But I want to thoroughly endorse this
Senator Baker, Senator Pearson, any questions?
Le Boonomic Development Subcommittee of the I
en this capacity and facetiously I might poi
lave cosponsored a proposal to authorize a Stator Pearson. I have no questions, Mr. Chair Sestor Corton. Not at this time, except to say e Colorado Senators getting up this morn last night and coming in to give us their
ddition to the Interstate Commerce Commission, which must on many complex financial transactions.
May 1963 until his appointment as Federal cochairman of the orners Commission, Mr. Brewer was president of the O.K. Tire bber Co. in Denver, Colo., a nationwide firm with a thousand sed dealers throughout the country and 18 company owned itlets. rewer has also had extensive experience with various business fessional organizations. He is married and has one son, who in Denver. Id hardly be more pleased with this nomination, knowing Don as I do, and having had an opportunity to observe firsthand wledge and his experience. I enthusiastically recommend his 1 and confirmation as Commissioner of the Interstate Comommission, my honor, together with Senator Dominick, who has a stateo, to present him to this committee. or HARTKE. Thank you. Senator Dominick?
(ENT OF HON. PETER H. DOMINICK, U.S. SENATOR FROM
or DOMINICK. Mr. Chairman, Senator Cotton, distinguished s of the committee: It is a pleasure to be back with you, I iy. I have missed many of my companionships which I had ommerce Committee when I served on it before. ? no prepared statement in addition to what Senator Allott said. But I want to thoroughly endorse this nomination. the pleasure of working with Mr. Brewer while he was Deputy strator of the Small Business Administration as a member of ct Committee on Small Business. And I know that he had a al of imagination and initiative in trying to get the adminisatters of that agency more under control. have known Mr. Brewer personally for many many years certainly testify as to his ability and his character. I have no in in recommending him to you. or HARTKE. Thank you, Senator. or Baker, Senator Pearson, any questions? or BAKER. No, Mr. Chairman, I have nothing, except this comhave known Mr. Brewer as Senator Dominick has, when he fore the Select Committee on Small Business and also before omic Development Subcommittee of the Public Works Comhere he has appeared many times. I am delighted to see you this capacity and facetiously I might point out that I introid I believe Senator Pearson and other members of this comave cosponsored a proposal to authorize a commission to conabolishment of the ICC. or PEARSON. I have no questions, Mr. Chairman. or HARTKE. Senator Cotton? or Cotton. Not at this time, except to say we appreciate both 'olorado Senators getting up this morning, after so late a ast night and coming in to give us their recommendations for
3 2 ary 1963, Mr. Brewer was executive assistar ncorporation of Los Angeles, a firm owning some addition to the Interstate Commerce Commission
Kule upon many complex financial transactions. nt of the O.K. Tire and Rubber Co. of Littlets From May 1963 until his appointment as Federal coch ittleton firm is a tire manufacturer with 1. Four Corners Commission, Mr. Brewer was president of 1 outlets. In 1966 it was merged with Ashles and Rubber Co. in Denver, Colo., a nationwide firm wi Ky., and Mr. Brewer served as executive assist
franchised dealers throughout the country and 18 co. Of Ashland Oil. Post Office Department in 1933 as a rural carrietail outlets. ector from 1943 to 1953 ; and from 1953 to 185 Mr. Brewer has also had extensive experience with va isting the Post Master General in establishing and professional organizations. He is married and has es. t service in 1969, Mr. Brewer served as directe resides in Denver
. ver, First National Bank of Engletvood, Call I could hardly be more pleased with this nomination a rman of the board O.K. Tire stores, Canadie Bremer as I do, and having had an opportunity to ob tising Agency, Littleton, Colo., assistant clair bis howledge and his experience. I enthusiastically ittee Nixon for President, and executive chair
selection and confirmation as Commissioner of the In yance Committee. He has served as trusted of Denver Federal Businessmen's Associative merce Commission. Public Administration, American Management Lis my honor, together with Senator Dominick, w ey Credit Capital Committee of National art mut also
, to present him to this committee. resently a trustee of Iliff School of Theology is
Senator Hartke. Thank you. Senator Dominick? otarian. Presently lay leader, trustee and met = received numerous honors and commendations STATEMENT OF HON. PETER H. DOMINICK, U.S. SI
y Methodist Church in Denver. He is active li 'ho in Finance and Industry, Who's Who is
COLORADO County, Ky., on March 19, 1912, and is married _kerson of Wallingford, Ky. The Brewers make Senator DOMINICK. Mr. Chairman, Senator Cotton e son, William D. Brewer, Jr., a resident might say. I have missed many of my companionshi
Drive, McLean, Va., and also maintain a restrubers of the committee: It is a pleasure to be ba pleased to have Senators Dominick and love to prepared statement in addition to what inee. RDON ALLOTT, U.S. SENATOR FROM Atministrator of the Small Business Administration COLORADO man and members of the committee: I at of the State of Colorado, Mr. Donaldson certainly testifs as to his ability and his cha
behalf of myself and Senator Dominick on's nominee to the Interstate Commeren
eputy Administrator of the Small Bus -hairman of the Four Corners Regionalt: I have known Mr. Brewer as Senator Domir ctober of last vear. Prior to that Mr.
Senator Baker. No, Mr. Chairman, I have nothing he he dealt in some depth with the transouty area of Arizona, Colorado, New Pronomic Development Subcommittee of the Pu
the where he has appeared many times. I am de vell qualified for this position. He has
trative positions, both within and with prience in the Post Office for which he _cht into transportation problems of all astor Pearson. I have no questions, Mr. Chairm
enver from Ipril 1955 to March 1961 star the abolishment of the ICC. Erds, trucks, and buses. executive assistant to the president of the Colorado Senators getting up this mornir und, from August 1961 until February
Senator Corton. Not at this time, except to say Los Angeles, a corporation owning ? am last night and coming in to give us their rec financial matters will make him a wel.
o the Commerce Committee wħen I served on it before
e elect Committee on Small Business. And I kno Dat deal of imagination and initiative in trying to native matters of that agency more under control. I also have known Mr. Bremer personally for m
me before the Select Committee on Small Busines
et in this capacity and facetiously I might point tugal and I believe Senator
Pearson and other men mens are cosponsored a proposal to authorize a c