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Prof. William Haber to Succeed Levinthal As Advisor on Jewish Affairs to U.S. Army

December 23, 1947
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Dr. William Haber, professor of economics at the University of Michigan and former executive director of the National Refugee Service, has been appointed by the Department of the Army as Advisor on Jewish Affairs to General Lucius D. Clay, commander of American occupation forces in Germany, and to General Geoffrey keyes, commander of American troops in Austria.

In Washington for a few days to consult with State and Army Department officials. Dr. Haber will then return to his home in Ann Arbor in preparation for his departure for Gernany in mid-January. Judge Louis Levinthal, who is the present adviser, is returning shortly from Germany.

Dr. Haber has been a consultant to numerous state and federal government agencies, including the Social Security Board. He was at one time state director in Michigan of the National Youth Administration and also associated with the Michigan WPA. He is the author of several books on unemployment relief and economic problems.

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