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Mr. Jesse Straus Appointed to Direct 20 Million Dollar Unemployed Relief Fund in New York State.

Mr. Jesse Straus has been appointed by Mr. Roosevelt, the Governor of New York State, to direct the 20 million dollar unemployment relief fund.

Mr. Straus who is Vice-President of the New York Chamber of Commerce and is connected with a number of important business enterprises, is a son of the late Isidore Straus, who was drowned on the “Titanic”, and a nephew of the late Nathan Straus, the great philanthropist, and of the late Oscar S. Straus, former United Stated Ambassador to Turkey, and the only Jew who has ever been a member of the United States Government.