Prominent Jewish Citizens Appointed on New York City Survey Committee
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Prominent Jewish Citizens Appointed on New York City Survey Committee

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A non-partisan committee to make a survey of the City of New York and plans for its future needs was appointed by Mayor Walker. The committee, known as the City Planning and Survey Committee, numbers 500 and includes:

Abraham April. W. W. Arnheim, Samuel Augenblick, Samuel I. Berman, Secretary Theatre Owners’ Association of New York State; Paul Block, Maurice Bloch, member of State Assembly; Samuel J. Bloomingdale, Edward G. Blum. Mark Eisner, Dr. Simon Flexner, director of Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research; William Fox, Dr. Lee K. Frankel vice-president, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Michael E. Friedsam, president of Fifth Avenue Association.

Bernard F. Gimbel. Louis Gimbel, Albert Goldman, Commissioner. Department of Plant and Structures; Henry M. Gold?ogle. President of Department of Taxes and Assessments: Dr. S. S. Goldwater. Director Mt. Sinai Hospital: Col. Henry A. Guinzburg. Samuel W. Gumpertz. Dr. Louis I. Harris. Commissioner, Department of Health; Sam Harris. J. Arthur Hirsch. Stuard Hirschman, Percy R. Iseman. Harry Allan Jacobs. Ralph Jonas. President of Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce: Lee Kohns. Director of New York Board of Trade and Transportation: A. E. Lefcourt. Mrs. Herbert W. Lehman. Miss Sophie Irene Loeb. David Maier. Herman A. Metz, Charles G. Meyer, Frank W. Meyer. Charles B. Meyers. Cyrus C. Miller. Robert Moses. Chairman Long Island State Park Commission. Mrs. Henry Moskowitz.

Benjamin H.Namm. Adolph S. Oths. President of New York “Times”, Sylvan Ostreicher. Mrs. Joseph M. Proskauer. Harold T. Pulsffer, President of the “Oulook”: benjamin Rosenthal, Mo### L. Schiff. Bernard F.Schreiber. Abrabam H. Schwartz. Lee Shubert. charies H. Silver. Mrs. Harry Simkovich, director Greanwich House: S### Singer. President Garment Center Sidney solomon. Prof. Edwin R. A. Seltgman. M. Sa###uel Ster. Dorothy Straus. Jesse I. Straus. Senator Nathan Straus. Jr. Fedix M. Warburg Adolph Welnman Ernest W### Treasure Yorkville Chamber of Commerce and Mrs. Latara B. Yettman.


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