PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Apr. 23, 1956

¶ Thomas E. Stakem Jr., 48, a career civil service man, was picked by President Eisenhower for a $15,000-a-year seat on the three-man Federal Maritime Board, regulator of merchant shipping routes and subsidies. He succeeds Joseph G. Minetti, who was appointed to the Civil Aeronautics Board. The first Government career man ever to serve on the maritime unit, Stakem worked his way through college and law school in Washington, D.C. as a $900-a-year clerk in the U.S. Patent Office. He joined the FBI in 1934, quit nine years later to head investigations of skulduggery in World War II shipbuilding and...

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