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Eisenhower Pays Tribute to Dr. Weizmann; Sends Condolences

President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower today made public a message of tribute to the late Dr. Weizmann. The statement said: “The free Republic of Israel has suffered an irreparable loss in the passing of its first citizen – Dr. Chaim Weizmann. Under his distinguished leadership, the new republic became a haven for oppressed peoples from many lands. I join with all Americans and all peoples of good will everywhere in the world in mourning his death.”

Gen. Eisenhower also sent to Mrs. Weizmann the following message: “Mrs. Eisenhower and I extend to you our deepest sympathy in the tragic loss you have sustained in the passing of your beloved husband, the President of Israel, Dr. Chaim Weizmann. Millions of people throughout the world who shared his love of humanity will mourn his passing.”

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