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David Stern Dead; Was Head of Israel Investment Center in U.s

David Stern, former director of the agricultural settlement department of the Jewish Agency, in Jerusalem, died here Sunday at the age of 73. Mr. Stern, who was associated with the Jewish Agency throughout most of his career, headed the Agency’s economic department in New York from 1951 to 1954. From 1954 to 1960 he served as head of the Israel Government Investment Center in New York.

In 1943, he was invited to head a survey of settlement possibilities for Jewish refugees in Latin America conducted by the Joint Distribution Committee.