Sir Ernest Dowson is Appointed Palestine Lands Commissioner
Menu JTA Search

Sir Ernest Dowson is Appointed Palestine Lands Commissioner

Download PDF for this date

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Sir Ernest Dowson was appointed commissioner of lands in Palestine, according to an official announcement by the Palestine government.

It was learned that Sir Ernest will return to Palestine the end of November to complete the preparations for the comprehensive registration of land titles which will regulate boundary and other disputes and also facilitate the introduction of a better revenue system.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund