Menu JTA Search

Johnson Names Sol M. Linowitz, Jewish Leader, As Ambassador to Cas

President Johnson today appointed Sol M. Linowitz, 52, to be new U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States.

Mr. Linowitz, chairman of the executive board of the American Jewish Committee, also will serve as U.S. representative on the Inter-American Committee of the Alliance for Progress. He is now chairman of the State Department Advisory Committee on International Organizations. In private life, Mr. Linowitz, an attorney, is chairman of the board of Xerox International, Inc.