Iam Tuck, U.S. Nominee, Named Head of International Refugee Organization
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Iam Tuck, U.S. Nominee, Named Head of International Refugee Organization

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William H. Tuck, of the United States, was today (##)ted executive secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the International Refugee Organization, succeeding Arthur J. Altmeyer, who resigned this week. Proposed by (##) American delegate, George L. Warren, Tuck was elected unanimously. Sir Arthur (##)ber, deputy secretary of the British Ministry of Health, was appointed deputy ex(##)ive secretary of the Preparatory Commission.

(According to the State Department, Tuck worked with Herbert Hoover on the Commission for Relief of Belgium during World War 1. When Hoover made his recent round (##) world food survey for President Truman, he was accompanied by Tuck. The new IRO (##) served as a captain in the Navy during World War II.)

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