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Halpern Named Chief Aide to U.S. Delegate on Human Rights Body

Supreme Court Justice Philip Halpern of the New York State Appellate Division, has been named chief aide to Mrs. Oswald Lord, who succeeds Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt as the American representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, it was learned here today.

Justice Halpern, who lives in Buffalo, will serve as a volunteer without pay and will assist Mrs. Lord at the Commission session which opens in Geneva today and is scheduled to last until May 30. Justice Halpern has served on the Supreme Court bench since 1947 and was named to the Appellate Division, the state’s highest court last year.