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Mrs. Florence Kahn Appointed to Board of Naval Academy

February 21, 1928
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Announcement of the appointment of Mrs. Florence P. Kahn, Representative in Congress from California, on the new board of official visitors to inspect the U. S. Naval Academy, was made by Rear-Admiral Louis McC. Nulton, superintendent of the academy. It is the first time in the history of the Naval Academy that a woman has ben named on the board.

President Coolidge appointed seven members to the board; Vice-president Dawes four members and Speaker Nicholas Longworth five. Mrs. Kahn was one of the appointees of Mr. Longworth.

The board of visitors will met at the Naval Academy on April 23 and begin their investigation of the institution as to its system, living quarters and general operation.

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