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Leon Blum, French Socialist, Named to Agency

Leon Blum, leader of the French Socialist Party, has been nominated as one of France’s two representatives on the extended Jewish Agency which is to go into effect under the agreement concluded between Louis Marshall and Dr. Chaim Weizmann. M. Blum was nominated by the French Zionist Council and has indicated his willingness to serve.

It is expected that M. Blum will shortly be elected to the French Parliament, one of the Socialist deputies having resigned in his favor.