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The President today announced his intention to nominate John F. Turner to be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior. He would succeed Frank H. Dunkle.
Mr. Turner is currently a partner with Triangle X Ranch, a third-generation family business in Jackson Hole, WY. He has served in various advisory capacities, including as a member of the National Wetlands Policy Forum, 1987 - 1988, and as a member, then vice chairman of the board for the National Wetlands System Advisory Board, 1983 - 1987. He has also served in the Wyoming State Senate as president, 1987 - 1989; senate majority floor leader, 1985 - 1987; and vice president, 1983 - 1985. He was assistant director for the University of Notre Dame foreign studies program in Innsbruck, Austria, 1964 - 1965.
Mr. Turner graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1964) and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (M.S., 1970). He was born March 3, 1942. Mr. Turner is married, has three children, and resides in Moose, WY.