Troper Named to Legion of Honor for Relief Work in France
Menu JTA Search

Troper Named to Legion of Honor for Relief Work in France

Download PDF for this date

Morris C. Troper, European director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, today was awarded the Cross of the Legion of Honor in recognition of his leadership in relief activities. Mr. Troper was elected director of the J.D.C. in September, 1938, after having served for many years as controller. He was also president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund