Louis Broido Quits New York City Post; Will Devote Himself to J.D.C.
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Louis Broido Quits New York City Post; Will Devote Himself to J.D.C.

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Mayor John Lindsay announced today that Louis Broido had resigned as a $1-a-year Commissioner of the City Department of Commerce and Industrial Development to give more time to his post as chairman of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

The Mayor praised Mr. Broido’s four years of service as commissioner and said he would continue to serve New York City as a special consultant on land development. Mr. Broido’s resignation will become effective Thursday.

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