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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF NEW YORK

r Circular No. 3 1 7 1 * 1
L January 3, 1947 J

Authorized Signatures

Library

We submit herewith, on the following pages numbered 2 to 18 inclusive, a list
containing facsimile signatures of persons authorized to sign in behalf of Federal
Reserve Bank of New York, subject to the conditions and limitations hereinafter set
forth or referred to in this circular or in such list. This circular and list supersede
and cancel Circular No. 3086, dated May 11, 1946, and the list submitted therewith,
Circular No. 3117, dated August 9, 1946, Circular No. 3125, dated September 3, 1946,
Circular No. 3138, dated October 1, 1946 and Circular No. 3151, dated November 1,
1946.
All checks or drafts payable in foreign countries, and all foreign correspondence
authorizing payments or transfers of funds, or delivery of securities or other prop­
erty, must bear the authorized signatures of two officers, and one of such signatures
shall be that of the President, a vice president, or an assistant vice president.
All instruments, documents, correspondence and other papers, in connection with
the transaction of domestic business need bear but one authorized signature.
We shall appreciate it if you will acknowledge receipt of this circular and list.




A lla n

S p r o u l,

President.

CHAIRMAN AND FEDERAL RESERVE AGENT

(Vacancy)

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN
I. M y e r s ,
Deputy Chairman of the
Board of Directors,

W illia m




will sign:

PRESIDENT
A lla n S proul,

President,

will sign:

VICE PRESIDENTS
L

e s l ie

R. R

ounds,

First Vice President,
E

0. D

dw ard

ouglas,

Vice President,

J. W

J

il s o n

H. K

erbert

erner

K

will sign:

im b a l l ,

Vice President,
L. W

will sign:

ones,

Vice President,
H

ill
will sign:

...

noke,

Vice President,
W a lte r

A

rthur

S. L o g a n ,
Vice President and
General Counsel,
P

helan,

Vice President,
H a r o ld

R ob ert

V

ill
will sign:

will sign: ss/ f—T

V. R o e l s e ,
Vice President,

will sign:

G. R o u s e ,
Vice President,

will sign:

a l e n t in e

W

il l is ,

Vice President,

B. W i l t s e ,
Vice President,

R e g in a ld




w ill sign:

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
T odd

G
-.

T ie b o u t ,

.

Assistant General Counsel,

will sign: /

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V- /

»

(JZ Cn&cjL c

jr \

R u f u s J . T r im b le ,

Assistant General Counsel,

will sign: y ¿ 4 4 /tv }-

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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

L

B. A

oren

H a r o ld

llen,

A. B i l b y ,
Assistant Vice President,

F e lix

T. D a v is ,
Assistant Vice President,
P.

N orm an

il a s

A. M

orace

ill
will sign:

il l e r ,

Assistant Vice President,

H

will sign:

D a v is ,

Assistant Vice President,

S

will sign:

will sign:

L . S anford,

Assistant Vice President,
O tto W . T

will sign:

enE yck,

Assistant Vice President,
W illia m

John

will sign:

F. T r e i b e r ,
Assistant Vice President,
and Secretary,

w ill sign: / j )

H.

W u rts,

Assistant Vice President,




C7? J AJu A ïa )

CHIEF EXAMINER
W

il l ia m

F. S

heehan,

Chief Examiner,

will sign :

OTHER OFFICERS
W

il l ia m

F. A

brah am s,

Manager, Security Custody
Department,

D

udlet

H. B

arrow s,

Manager,
C u r tis

H

W

arry

.A

will sign:

,

h ’l • 0

R. B o w m a n ,
Manager, Credit Department,
and Manager, Discount Department
I
will sign:

M. B o y d ,
Manager, Safekeeping
Department,

esley

W . B

urt,

Manager, Savings Bond
Redemption Department,

J

will sign:

will sign :

J . C arroll,

ames

Manager, Planning Department, w ill sign:

J ohn J. Clarke,

Assistant Counsel, and Assistant
Secretary,
will sign:

Paul

--

R. F i t c h e n ,
Manager, Cash Custody
Department,

will sign: /

A. H a r r i s ,
Manager, Government Bond
Department,

/YV)
will sign: U •

/y

j* —

M a rcu s




t

OTHER OFFICERS— Continued
A. H e i n l ,
Manager, Personnel Department, will sign:

W illia m

P

eter

P. L

^

.

ang,

Manager, Foreign Department,

will sign:

Jr.,
Manager, Accounting
Department,

will sign:

J. M c L a u g h l i n ,
Manager, Collectioi
’anager, Collection
Department,

will

S p en cer S. M arsh ,

M ic h a e l

0
f

0 . E r n e s t M oore,

/L

Manager, Research Department, will sign: \Sj Xj Lx^_a—Ò J / r^-ÄL(/x_^
-V
E. P e t e r s o n ,
Manager, Bank Relations
Department,

H. R o z e l l , Jr.,
Manager, Foreign Department,

will sign:

Manager, Check Department,

will sign:

N. V a n H o u t e n ,
Manager, R.F.C. Custody
Department,

r

íh

unU sign:

urill sign:

F r a n k lin

- /
JL

W a lte r

C h a r le s

R oy

E. W e n d e l l ,
[anager, Cash Department, and Manager,
Manager, (
Government Check Department, will sign :

>

M. W e s s e l ,
j /W j * i /
Manager, Planning Department, will sign: /~f J[ / /

H a r o ld




6

'

/

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS
The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence in connection with the
work of the Bank Relations Department :
G.

M organ B ro w n e

Jam es

H.

B u ch an

L au ren ce

E.

D ig n a n

will sign:

per pro

A
A. H

erbert

A . C h ester W

R ob ert

E.

alton

W a tts

w ill sign:

per pro

w ill sign:

per pro O

will sign:

G raue

per pro

jS J x ia J b t e -y ^

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine
operations of the departments indicated after their respective names :
(Bank
Examinations Department)

F r e d e r ic k J . A le x a n d e r

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

Department)

will sign:

per pro

M. R a m s e y (Credit
Department)

wiU sign:
•

Per pro

G eorge H . L o tt s

(Cash Department)

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

G u sta v O s te r h u s

(Bank Examinations

A n drew

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 15)




PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued

C h a r le s

A.

S e n io r ,

Jr. (Cash Department)
w ill SlQWl

p e r pTO

D. S t r y k e r (Bank Examinations
Department)
will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

Jere V .

W a lte r

C.

W a rn er

(Credit Department)
will sign:

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page IS)

per pro

The following has authority to sign per procuration routine correspondence relating to employ­
ment matters in the Personnel Department:
R a lp h

E.

R e a r ic k

will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and tickets,
and checks drawn on this bank, relating to the routine operations of the respective departments
indicated after their names :
H. B a k e r (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond
Department)

will sign:

per pro

w ill sign:

per pro

A. H a r r i s (Government Bond
Department)
will sign:

per pro

Jam es

W a lto n B r u s h

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)

C. D r e w (Accounting
Department)

H arvey

P em b erton

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)




8

J 'i.

C.

.A D / O 'V v K

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
(Savings Bond
Redemption Department)

Jam es H y n e s

W. L e w i s (Government Bond
Department)

H a e o ld

will sign:

per pro

(Savings Bond Redemption
will sign:

per pro

C. R e i d (Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)
will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)

C la u d e C. P r o u t

Department)

A le x a n d e r
(A lso

B u r th a l A . R oebu ck

(Savings Bond Redemption

Department)
(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)

will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and
tickets, relating to the routine operations of the division and departments indicated after their respec­
tive names, but have not authority to sign checks :

(Check Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

per pro

C h a r le s E . D ir in g e r

J o h n J . F le m in g

C l i f f o r d H . H a w k in s

Department)




(Discount
will sign:

per pro

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
W illia m

D.

A lfr e d In g e

H u m ph reys

(Personnel Department)
w ill sign: per pro

(Research Department)
will sign:

per pro

A. K o h l e r (Accounting
Department)

will sign:

per pro

E. R o w e (Personnel
Department)

w ill sign:

per pro

M. S c h m i d t (Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

R aym ond

L ester

P h ilip

J. S t a n t o n (Accounting
Department)

A lo y s iu s

H arry

G.

Tappen

w ill sign:

per pro

(Government Check Department)
will sign: per pro

>^ 5^
' '

The following have authority to sign per procuration advices, receipts and tickets, and checks
drawn on this bank, relating to the routine operations of the respective departments indicated after
their names, but have not authority to sign correspondence:
H. B i s s e l l (Government Bond
Department)
w ill sign:

Joseph

A n drew J. B row n

per pro

(Safekeeping

Department)

will sign:

per pro

C. B r o w n (Government Bond
Department)

will sign:

per pro

R ob ert

H a r v e y J . C a m p b e ll

(Safekeeping

Department)




10

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS— Continued
Department)
K. F l a n a g a n (Government Bond
Department)

Jam es

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 13)

Louis R . K o e n i g (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

Department)

will sign:

per pro

A. M o r i s s e (Foreign
Department)

unit sign: per pro

C h a r le s J. K u c h le r

(Safekeeping

F red

C h a r le s P r ic h e r

(Foreign
w ill sign:

Department)

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration advices, receipts and tickets, relating to
the routine operations of the departments and division indicated after their respective names, but
have not authority to sign correspondence or checks:
D.

R ob ert

B a con

H.

R o la n d

(Discount Department)
w ill sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
w ill sign:

per pro

B eh ren s

S. D e u e l (Bill Division,
Securities Department)

F r a n k lin

E d w a rd

W illia m

H en ry

A.

D ow er

A.

W.

will sign:

per pro

(Safekeeping Department)
w ill sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
w ill sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

K eep ers

L arson




11

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
The following have authority to sign per procuration certifications of checks, drafts and other
orders for the payment of money, drawn on this bank:
G eorge

H.

L o tts

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

will sign:

per pro

W

will sign:

per pro

arren

M

arcus

C h a r l e s A. S e n i o r , Jr.
(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

The following have authority to sign per procuration advices, receipts and tickets, and checks
drawn on this bank, relating to the routine operations of the Cash Department and Collection Depart­
ment ; have authority to sign per procuration checks drawn by this bank as fiscal agent of the United
States on the Treasurer of the United States in payment of coupons which are obligations of the
United States ; and have authority to sign per procuration letters of transmittal in connection with
presentation of coupons, but have not authority to sign other correspondence :

Iren e

T

H.

hom as

A lfr e d

B ow ers

will sign:

per pro

B

ruder

w ill sign:

per pro

C.

Lum

w ill sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and
tickets, relating to the routine operations of the R.F.C. Custody Department ; and also have authority
to sigh per procuration checks drawn by this bank as fiscal agent of the Reconstruction Finance
Corporation, and as fiscal agent of the Commodity Credit Corporation, on the Treasurer of the United
States pursuant to instructions received by the bank from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and
the Commodity Credit Corporation, respectively:
Joseph

C. A u c h t e r

will sign:

per pro

H a r o ld

A.

will sign:

per pro

C ran e




12

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued

L

C a t h e r in e L

Joseph

eane

w ill sign:

per pro

angdon

will sign:

per pro

F. K

aw rence

M.

O ’B r i e n

The following have authority to sign per procuration checks drawn by this bank as fiscal agent
of the United States on the Treasurer of the United States in payment of obligations of the United
States :
W

B

alton

rush

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

w ill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

J ames K . F

lanagan

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

A.

P em b erton

H a r r is

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

H

arold

W . L

e w is

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 9)

A

l e x a n d e r

C . R e id

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 9)

B u b th a l

A.

R oebu ck

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 9)




13

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS— Continued
The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and tickets,
and checks drawn on this bank, relating to the routine operations of the Foreign Department; and
also have authority to sign per procuration documents relating to the importation, exportation and
transportation of property in connection with the routine operations of the Foreign Department :

T hom as

J.

W a lte r

S. R u s h m o r e

B ertra n d

R och e

H.

W ebber

w ill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

Zl

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration (a) licenses granted under the authority
of Section 5(b) of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, and any executive order (including
Executive Order No. 8389, as amended), regulation, ruling or instruction issued thereunder, and
(b) correspondence and tickets relating to the routine operations of the Foreign Funds Control
Department :
Clem ent F . F

John

M.

C a rl

A.

R

obert

oulon

G ille a u d e a u

S trom

R. T

o m p k in s




will sign:

per pro

will sign :

per pro

will sign:

per pro

w ill sign:

per pro

14

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence and tickets relating to the
routine operations of the Foreign Funds Control Department:
E v erett

B.

P ost

w ill sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration Registration Certificates regarding the filing
of registration statements pursuant to Regulation W of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
System:
John

B.

A n drew

G ra n t

will sign:

per pro

M. R a m s e y

w ill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

W a lt e r C. W a r n e r
(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

The following has authority to sign per procuration (a) correspondence relating to supplies and
equipment purchased or proposed to be purchased by the bank or relating to services rendered or pro­
posed to be rendered to the bank, and (b) purchase order forms and contracts for such supplies, equip­
ment and services, as may from time to time be requisitioned by an officer:

W illia m

C. M organ

w ill sign:

per pro

The following has authority to sign per procuration food purchase orders, ration checks and cor­
respondence relating to the routine operations of the Food Supply Division of the Service Department:

J o s e p h in e M . M u r p h y




will sign:

per pro

15

AUDITING DEPARTMENT
O F FIC E R S

The following have authority to sign only correspondence and reconcilements in connection with
the w.ork of the Auditing Department:
H. D i l l i s t i n ,
General Auditor,

W illia m

ign:
w ill sign

J. C a m e r o n ,
Assistant General
Auditor,

D o n a ld

P E R PR O C U RA TIO N SIGNERS

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence and reconcilements in
connection with the work of the Auditing Department :

M ic h a e l

John

P.

A.

C rosby

Jen sen




w ill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

BUFFALO BRANCH
O FFIC E R S

The following have authority to sign only in connection with the business of the Buffalo Branch:
In s le y

B. S m i t h ,
General Manager,

w ill sign:

W. S n o w ,
Cashier,

w ill sign:

J. D o l l ,
Assistant Cashier,

w ill sign:

H a ls e y

G eorge

•O '

M. M

onroe

M

yers,

Assistant Cashier,

w ill sign:

P E R PR O C U RA TIO N SIGNERS

The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine opera­
tions of the Check Division of the Buffalo Branch :

M ilfo r d

A.

G rote

will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration, only in connection with the business of
the Buffalo Branch, certifications of checks, drafts and other orders for the payment of money, drawn
on this bank :

W illia m R . B r id e r

will sign:

per pro

R o b e rt R . C overt

will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 18)

r \




17

BUFFALO BRANCH—PER PROCURATION SIGNERS— Continued
The following have authority to sign per procuration, only in connection with the business of the
Buffalo Branch, checks drawn by this bank as fiscal agent of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation
on the Treasurer of the United States pursuant to instructions received by the bank from the Recon­
struction Finance Corporation :

R ob ert R . C overt
(Also has authority to sign as indicated on

H a r r is o n

E.

w ill sign:
page

M a r tin

per pro

17)

will sign:

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated below)

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and
tickets, relating to the routine operations of the Savings Bond Redemption Division of the Buffalo
Branch ; and also have authority to sign per procuration, only in connection with the business of the
Buffalo Branch, checks drawn by this bank as fiscal agent of the United States on the Treasurer of the
United States in payment of obligations of the United States :

F

rank

H

H

erbert

enderson

W . W

eber

The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and
tickets, relating to the routine operations of the Securities Division of the Buffalo Branch:

H a r r is o n

E.

M a r tin

will sign:

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated above)




18

INDEX
O f f ic e r s
Page

Abrahams, W illiam F ........
Allen, Loren B ......................
Barrows, D udley H ..............
Bilby, H arold A ..................
Bowm an, Curtis R ..............
B oyd, H arry M ....................
Burt, W esley W . . . ; ..........
Cameron, Donald J..............
Carroll, James J....................
Clarke, John J ......................
Davis, Felix T ......................
Davis, Norman P ..................
Dillistin, W illiam H ............
D ouglas, Edward 0 ............
Fitchen, Paul R ....................
Harris, Marcus A ................

5
4
5
4
5
5
5
16
5
5
4
4
16
3
5
5

Page

Page

Heinl, W illiam A ................ ..........6
Jones, J. W ils o n .............................3
Kimball, Herbert H ......................3
Knoke, L. W ern e r.........................3
Lang, Peter P ........................ ..........6
Logan, W alter S.................. ..........3
Marsh, Spencer S., Jr....................6
M cLaughlin, Michael J . . . .
6
Miller, Silas A ...................... ..........4
M oore, O. E rnest...........................6
Myers, W illiam 1................ ..........2
Peterson, Franklin E .......... ..........6
Phelan, Arthur .............................3
Roelse, Harold V-................ ..........3
Rounds, Leslie R .................. ..........3
Rouse, Robert G.................. ..........3

Rozell, W alter H., Jr................... 6
Sanford, H orace L ....................... 4
Scheffer, Ralph W .............. ......... 6
Sheehan, W illiam F ............ ......... 5
Sproul, A l l a n ................................ 3
TenE yck, O tto W ................ ......... 4
Tiebout, T odd G .................. ......... 4
Treiber, W illiam F ....................... 4
Trim ble, Rufus J.................. ......... 4
Van H outen, Charles N . . ..
6
W endell, R oy E .................... ......... 6
W essel, Harold M .............. ......... 6
W illis, V a le n tin e .......................... 3
W iltse, Reginald B ....................... 3
W urts, John H ...................... ......... 4

P er P rocuration S igners
Alexander, Frederick J . . . .
Auchter, Joseph C..............
Bacon, R obert D ..................
Baker, James H ....................
Behrens, Roland H ..............
Bissell, Joseph H ..................
Bowers, Irene H ..................
Brown, A ndrew J................
B rown, R obert C ..................
Browne, G. M orga n ..........
Bruder, T h o m a s .................
Brush, W a l t o n .....................
Buchan, James H ................
Campbell, H arvey J............
Crane, H arold A ..................
Crosby, Michael A ..............
deLeon, Raphael A ..............
Deuel, Franklin S................
Dignan, Laurence E ............
Diringer, Charles E ............
D ow er, Edward A ................
D rew , H arvey C ..................
Ehrhardt, G u s t a v ...............
Flanagan, James K ..............

7
12
11
8
11
10
12
10
10
7
12
8, 13
7
10
12
16
9
11
7
9
11
8
11
11,13

Fleming, John J..................
Foulon, Clement F ..............
Gilleaudeau, John M ..........
Grant, John B ........................
Graue, A. H erbert...............
Harris, Pem berton A ..........
Hawkins, Clifford H ..........
Humphreys, W illiam D . . ..
Hynes, J a m e s .......................
Inge, A l f r e d .........................
Jensen, John P ......................
Keane, Lawrence F ............
Keepers, W illiam A ............
K oenig, Louis R ..................
Kohler, Raym ond A ............
Kuchler, Charles J................
Langdon, C a th e rin e ..........
Larson, H enry W ................
Lewis, H arold W ................
Lotts, George H ..................
Lum, A lfred C......................
Marcus, W a r r e n .................
Morgan, W illiam C..............
Morisse, Fred A ..................

9
14
14
15
7
8, 13
9
10
9
10
16
13
11
11
10
11
13
11
9, 13
7, 12
12
12
15
11

Murphy, Josephine M ........
O ’Brien, Joseph M ..............
Osterhus, G u s t a v ..............
Post, Everett B ....................
Pricher, Charles .................
Prout, Claude C..................
Ramsey, Andrew M ............
Rearick, Ralph E ..................
Reid, Alexander C..............
R oche, Thom as J..................
Roebuck, Burthal A ..........
R ow e, Lester E ....................
Rushmore, W alter S..........
Schmidt, Philip M ................
Senior, Charles A., Jr..........
Stanton, A loysius J............
Strom, Carl A ......................
Stryker, Jere V . D ..............
Tappen, Harry G .................
Tom pkins, Robert R ..........
W alton, A . Chester............
W arner, W alter C..............
W atts, Robert E ..................
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Martin, Harrison E ............
W eber, H erbert W ..............

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D oll, George J......................
M yers, M. M on roe...............

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