Prague, Czechoslovakia (May. 24)
Eighty-four-year-old Thomas G. Masaryk, father of his country, was reelected President today for a seven-year term that will carry him through his ninety-second year.
Parliament in joint session reelected him. He has been President of the republic since its foundation toward the end of the World War.
President Masaryk, a coachman’s son, was first a locksmith, next a blacksmith and then a noted professor of philosophy. In exile he fostered and led to consolidation the republic that, until the World War, was part of Germany.