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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF NEW YORK

f C i r c u l a r No. 2 7 5 0 1
L January 7, 1944
J

Authorized Signatures

Library

We submit herewith, on the following pages numbered 2 to 16 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. 2663, dated July 31, 1943, and the list submitted therewith,
and Circular No. 2704, dated October 1, 1943.
All checks or drafts payable in foreign countries, and all foreign correspondence
authorizing payments or transfers of funds, or delivery of securities or other property, 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.
W e shall appreciate it if you will acknowledge receipt of this circular and list.




ALLAN

SPROUL,

President.

CHAIRMAN AND FEDERAL RESERVE AGENT

BEARDSLEY

RUML,

Chairman of the Board of Directors
and Federal Reserve Agent,
will sign

D E P U T Y
"WILLIAM I .

MYERS,

Deputy Chairman of the
Board of Directors,




CHAIRMAN

ivill sign:

PRESIDENT
A L L A N SPROUL,

President,

will sign:

VICE PRESIDENTS
LESLIE R .

ROUNDS,

First Vice President,
RAY M .

u ill sign

GIDNEY,

Vice President,

tvill sign:

J . W I L S O N JONES,

Vice President,

will sign:

L. WERNER KNOKE,

Vice President,
WALTER S .

will sign:

LOGAN,

Vice President and
General Counsel,

will sign:

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ARTHUR PHELAN,

Vice President,
JAMES M .

will sign:

RICE,

Vice President,

will sign: %»

ROBERT G . ROUSE,

Vice President,
JOHN H .

.

WILLIAMS,

Vice President,

VALENTINE WILLIS,

Vice President,




will sign:

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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS
EDWARD 0 .

DOUGLAS,

Assistant Vice President,

GEORGE W .

will sign:

FERGUSON,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

HERBERT H . KIMBALL,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

SILAS A . MILLER,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

HAROLD V . ROELSE,

Assistant Vice President,

HORACE L .

will sign:

SANFORD,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign.

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
TODD G . TIEBOUT,

Assistant General Counsel,

RUFUS J.

will sign:

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TRIMBLE,

Assistant General Counsel,




will sinn:
ill sign:

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MANAGERS AND OTHER OFFICERS
LOREN B . A L L E N ,

Manager, Credit Department,

will sign:

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DUDLEY H . BARROWS,

Manager, Cash Department,
HAROLD A .

BILBY,

Manager, Check Department,

will sign:

will sign:

HARRY M . BOYD,

Manager, Savings Bond
Redemption Department,

ROBERT H .

will sign:

BROME,

Assistant Counsel, and Assistant
Secretary,
ivill sign:
WESLEY W .

BURT,

Manager, Government Bond Department,
will sign:
FELIX T . DAVIS,

Manager, R. F. C. Custody
Department,

will sign

NORMAN P . DAVIS,

Manager, Foreign Funds Control Department, and Manager,
Security Loans Department,
will sign .

EDWIN C .

FRENCH,

MARCUS A .

HARRIS,

Manager, Collection Department, will sign:

Manager, Securities Department,
will sign:

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WILLIAM A . HEINL,

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Manager, Personnel Department, will sign: y&tACUU*.
NORRIS O .

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JOHNSON,

Manager, Research Department,




will sign:

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MANAGERS AND OTHER OFFICERS—Continued
WILLIAM

M.

KETTNER,

Manager, Security Custody
Department,

will sign

DANIEL J . LIDDY,

Manager, Foreign Department,

MICHAEL J .

MCLAUGHLIN,

Manager, Accounting
Department,

ROBERT F .

will sign:

will sign:

MCMURRAY,

Manager, Safekeeping
Department,

will sign

F R A N K L I N E . PETERSON,

Manager, Bank Relations
Department,

WILLIAM F .

will sign.

SHEEHAN,

Manager, Bank Examinations
Department,
and Chief Examiner,

will sign:

INSLEY B . S M I T H ,

Manager, Government Check
Department,

will sign:

FREDERICK STOCKER,

Manager, Cash Custody
Department,

will sign:

W I L L I A M F . TREIBER,

Assistant Counsel,
and Secretary,

ivill sign : ti) dJlcasv*)

CHARLES N . V A N HOUTEN,

Manager, Foreign Funds
Control Department,

JOHN H .

will sign:

WURTS,

Manager, Government Bond
Department,




will sign:

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

will sign:

per pro

PAUL R . FITCHEN

will sign:

per pro

A . HERBERT GRAUE

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:
JAMES H . BAKER

Department)

(Safekeeping

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond
will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond
Department)

WALTON BRUSH

( A l s o ha» authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

C. D R E W (Accounting
Department)

HARVEY

PEMBERTON A . HARRIS

Department)

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n page 11)

PETER P . LANG

(Foreign Department)

HAROLD W . L E W I S

Department)

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

W A L T E R H . R O Z E L L , JR.

Department)




(Foreign

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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
WALTER S . RUSHMORK

BERTRAND H . WEBBER

Department)

(Foreign Department)
will sign:
(Foreign

per pro

will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine
operations of the respective departments indicated after their names:
R.

CURTIS

(Credit Department)
will sign:

BOWMAN

GEORGE H . L O T T S

(Cash Department)

per pro

will sign:

iQrii^
M (JOUJWJLU

per pro

will sign:

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per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

GUSTAV OSTERHUS

Department)

RALPH

W.

(Bank Examinations

SCHEFFER

(Credit Department)
Will sign.'

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated b e l o w )

A.

per prO

(Cash Department)
will Sign:

per pro

V. D. S T R Y K E R (Bank Examinations
Department)
will sign:

per pro

CHARLES

S E N I O R , JR.

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

JERE

WALTER

C.

WARNER

(Credit Department)
ivillsign:

per pro

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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:
LAURENCE E . DIGNAN

RALPH W .

SCHEFFER

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated a b o v e )




will sign:

per pro

Will Sigifl: per prO

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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
Tlie following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and
tickets, relating to the routine operations of the respective departments indicated after their names,
but have not authority to sign checks:
(Service Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

per pro

R A P H A E L A . DELEON

JAMES S . EARLE

JOHN J . FLEMING

WILLIAM

D.

HUMPHREYS

(Personnel Department)
ivillsign: per pro

(Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
will sign:

JAMES HYNES

CLAUDE C . PROUT

Department)

(Savings Bond Redemption
will sign:

per pro

roVcJL-nJh

per pr

C. R E I D (Savings Bond Redemption
Department)

ALEXANDER

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

BURTHAL A . ROEBUCK

Department)

HARRY

TAPPEN

ROY E . WENDELL

pi'O

will sign .* per prO

M. S C H M I D T (Discount Department)
will sign:

G.

p e r

(Savings Bond Redemption

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

PHILIP

will S i g n :




will sign:

«
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per pro

(Government Check Department)
will sign: per pro

(Check Department)

^

per pro

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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
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 Department ; 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:
T H O M A S BRUDER

will sign:

per pro

V I N C E N T A . HARVEY

will sign:

per pro

ALFRED C . L U M

will sign:

per pro

FREDERICK J .

will sign:

per pro

TUCK

Ihf Umj^

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:
JOSEPH H . BISSELL

Department)

(Government Bond

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

K. F L A N A G A N (Government Bond
will sign:
Department)

per pro

J. B R O W N (Safekeeping
Department)

ANDREW

JAMES

( A l a o has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

CHARLES W . JOHNSON

Department)

CHARLES J . K U C H L E R

Department)

(Foreign

(Safekeeping

Louis W . L E G E R (Safekeeping
Department)




will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

10

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
The following have authority to sign per procuration advices, receipts and tickets, relating to
the routine operations of the respective departments indicated after their names, but have not
authority to sign correspondence or checks:
ROBERT

D.

BACON

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Safekeeping Department)
will sign:

per pro

ROLAND H . BEHRENS

EDWARD

A.

DOWER

CLIFFORD H . H A W K I N S

WILLIAM

A.

KEEPERS

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration certifications of checks, drafts and other
orders for the payment of money, drawn on this bank:

GEORGE H .

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

LOTTS

per pro

will sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

WARREN MARCUS

CHARLES A .

SENIOR,

JR.

CAA^is*^)

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 8 )

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:
WALTON

will sign:

BRUSH

per pro

//l/^j

will sign:

per pro

^ ^

will sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

JAMES K .

FLANAGAN

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 10)

PEMBERTON A .

HARRIS

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n page 7)




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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued

HAROLD W .

LEWIS

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro t

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

ALEXANDER C . REID
( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 9 )

BURTHAL A .

ROEBUCK

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 9)

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 sign per procuration 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 Reconstruction Finance Corporation:
JOSEPH C .

AUCHTER

will sign:

per pro

HAROLD A .

CRANE

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

CATHERINE LANGDON

will sign:

per pro

JOSEPH

will sign:

per pro

LAWRENCE

M.

F.

KEANE

O'BRIEN

%

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:
CHARLES D .

BLAUVELT




will sign:

per pro
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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued

will sign:

per pro

WILLIAM FUELLING, JR.

will sign:

per pro

JOHN M .

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

ROBERT R . TOMPKINS

will sign:

per pro

HAROLD M .

will sign:

per pro

CLEMENT F .

ARTHUR

GILLEAUDEAU

H.

NORMAN E .

CARL A .

FOULON

NOA

SHERWOOD

STROM

WESSEL

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The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence and tickets relating to the
routine operations of the Foreign Funds Control Department:

ALOYSIUS J . STANTON

will sign:

per pro

The following has authority to sign per procuration routine correspondence relating to employment matters in the Personnel Department:
RALPH E .

REARICK




will sign:

per pro fi^ .

13

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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
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 proposed to be rendered to the bank, and (b) purchase order forms and contracts for such supplies, equipment and services, as may from time to time be requisitioned by an officer:
W I L L I A M C . MORGAN

will sign:

per pro

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

JOSEPHINE M .

MURPHY

will sign :

per pro

AUDITING DEPARTMENT
The following have authority to sign only correspondence and reconcilements in connection with
the work of the Auditing Department:
OFFICERS
W I L L I A M H . DILLISTIN,

General Auditor,

tvill sign:

DONALD J . CAMERON,

Assistant General
Auditor,

will sign:

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

M I C H A E L A . CROSBY

will sign:

per pro

LESTER E . R O W E

will sign:

per pro




14

B U F F A L O BRANCH
The following have authority to sign only in connection with the business of the Buffalo Branch
OFFICERS

REGINALD B . WILTSE,

Managing Director,

HALSEY W .

will sign :

SNOW,

Cashier,

will sign:

GEORGE J . D O L L ,

will sign:

Assistant Cashier,

7

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS
The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine operations of the Check Division of the Buffalo Branch:

MILFORD A . GROTE

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 I L L I A M R . BRIDER

will sign:

per pro

ROBERT R . COVERT

will sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 16)




15

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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 Reconstruction Finance Corporation:

ivillsign:

per pro

ivillsign:

R O B E R T R . COVERT

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on page 15)

HARRISON E . MARTIN
( A l s o 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 011 the Treasurer of the
United States in payment of obligations of the United States:

ivillsign:

F R A N K HENDERSON

per pro

will sign:

HERBERT W . W E B E R

per pro

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:

HARRISON
(Also

E.

has authority

will sign:

MAKTIN
to sign

as indicated

per pro

above)

The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence, advices, receipts and tickets,
relating to the routine operations of the Buffalo Branch; and also has authority to sign per procuration checks drawn on the Buffalo Branch:

M . MONROE MYERS




will sign:

per pro

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