Penhas Garcia Dead at 69; Reported on Agency Petitions for Mandates Body
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Penhas Garcia Dead at 69; Reported on Agency Petitions for Mandates Body

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The death in Lisbon of Penhas Garcia, for 11 years a member of the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations, was announced here. Garcia was 69 years old.

During the entire term of his membership on the Mandates Commission, Garcia nearly always was the rapporteur on petitions to the Commission by the Jewish Agency for Palestine. The Agency bureau here sent messages of condolence to the Garcia family, the Mandates Commission and Joseph Avenol, League Secretary-General.

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