JERUSALEM (Dec. 2)
President Izhak Ben-Zvi, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and other notables took part today in a memorial service for the late mayor of Jerusalem, Gershon Agron, at the end of the traditional 30-day mourning period.
In a brief eulogy, the Prime Minister recalled that Agron was one of the first members of the Jewish Legion to remain after World War I in Palestine as a pioneer. Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, paid tribute to Agron’s devotion to the re-birth of Israel. President Ben-Zvi presided at the service held in the Hebrew University.