NEW YORK (May. 17)
Mayor Robert F. Wagner and the people of Australia were honored today for helping Jewish refugees and immigrants. The honors were presented at a United Jewish Appeal “person-to-person” session at UJA headquarters here.
Mayor Wagner was cited for his work as chairman of the Non-Sectarian Committee of the UJA, and for his work for the UJA’s programs. The people of Australia and Sir Howard Beale, Australian Ambassador to the United States, were represented by Stewart Cockburn, cultural attache of the Australian Embassy. Mayor Wagner and Mr. Cockburn were given scale replicas of Michelangelo’s statue of Moses as testimonials of the occasion.