The President today appointed Christopher du Pont Roosevelt to be a member on the part of the United States on the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission. He would succeed Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
Since 1985 Mr. Roosevelt has served as president, publisher, and member of the board of directors of Oceans Magazine Associates, Inc.; and as chairman and chief executive officer of Cruise Passenger Network, Inc., since 1988. Prior to this, he served as president, chief executive officer, and trustee of the Oceanic Society, 1974 - 1985; Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1971 - 1974; and associate attorney with Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft in New York, 1968 - 1971.
Mr. Roosevelt graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1964) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1968). He was born December 21, 1941, in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Roosevelt is married, has three children, and resides in Armonk, NY.