New York (Nov. 12)
Former Gov. Herbert H. Lehman has been elected honorary chairman of the Palestine Economic Corporation, it was announced here by Robert Szold, chairman of the P.E.C.
Gov. Lehman has been associated with the corporation since 1925 when, in collaboration with Felix Warburg, Bernard Flexner, the Joint Distribution Committee and others, he helped found it. The P.E.C. has aided the development of agriculture in Palestine, built housing units and invested in a multitude of business establishments.