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Shemanski First Jew to Be Regent of Washington U.

Alfred Shemanski, civic and communal leader, and prominent in philanthropic work, is the first Jew ever to become a regent of the University of Washington.

The Seattle Jewish leader was named to his new post by Governor Clarence D. Martin. Mr. Shemanski’s term expires March 4, 1938.

Mr. Shemanski is a president of the Seattle Community Fund, of which he was a director for six years. He is also a member of Temple de Hirsch, and the B’nai Brith.