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J.D.C. Board Elects Mrs. Warburg Honorary Chairman, Backer Vice-chairman

THE JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AT ITS ANNUAL MEETING TODAY, ELECTED MRS. FELIX M. WARBURG HONORARY CHAIRMAN TO SUCCEED THE LATE MR. WARBURG, AND GEORGE BACKER, A VICE-CHAIRMAN.

LEWIS S. STRAUSS WAS ELECTED TO FILL MR. WARBURG’S PLACE ON THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. LEON FALK JR. WAS ELECTED VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL. ABE BRONFMAN, OF MONTREAL, AND JUDGE PHILIP FORMAN, OF TRENTON, WERE ADDED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

NATIONAL OFFICERS ELECTED ARE PAUL BAERWALD, CHAIRMAN; GOVERNOR LEHMAN, JAMES N. ROSENBERG, JAMES H. BECKER, DAVID M. BRESSLER, ALEXANDER KAHN, WILLIAM ROSENWALD, MR. BACKER AND RABBI JONAH B. WISE, VICE-CHAIRMEN; MARCO F. HELLMAN AND I. EDWIN GOLDWASSER, TREASURERS; WILLIAM A. KOSHLAND, ASSOCIATE TREASURER; MRS. H.B.L. GOLDSTEIN, SECRETARY, AND JOSEPH C. HYMAN, SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

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