Jewess Named Trustee of Hunter College
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Jewess Named Trustee of Hunter College

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Miss Ruth Lewinson, a lawyer, has been reappointed by Mayor Walker as a trustee of Hunter College for a second nine-year term, being at the same time sworn in as a member of the Board of Higher Education. Her appointment was endorsed by many prominent people, among them Senator Robert F. Wagner, John W. Davis, Henry W. Taft, President Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia University, District Attorney Crain and Lieutenant-Governor Lehman.

She was first appointed a Hunter College trustee in 1921 by Mayor Hylan. She is chairman of the adult education committee of the New York City Federation of Women’s Club.

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