The President today announced his intention to nominate Stanford E. Parris, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Department of Transportation, for a term of 7 years. He would succeed James L. Emery.
Congressman Parris served as the United States Congressman for the Eighth District of Virginia from 1981 to 1990. Prior to this, he was a partner with Swayze, Parris, Tydings, and Bryan.
Congressman Parris graduated from the University of Illinois (B.S., 1950) and George Washington University (J.D., 1958). Congressman Parris served in the U.S. Air Force, 1950 - 1954. He was born September 9, 1929, in Champaign, IL. Congressman Parris is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.