Lucius N. Littauer Given Honorary Degree by N. Y. University on 85th Birthday
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Lucius N. Littauer Given Honorary Degree by N. Y. University on 85th Birthday

Lucius Nathan Littauer, Jewish philanthropist, ?celebrated his eighty-fifth birthday yesterday by receiving the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from New York University. The degree was conferred by Dr. Harry Woodburn Chase, chancellor of the university, in a ceremony in the amphitheater of the paychiatric division of Bellevue Hospital.

The N. Y. U. degree made the third such honor for Mr. Littauer. Harvard made him a Doctor of Humane Letters in 1927, and Hamilton College gave him a Doctor of Laws degree in 1940.