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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF NEW YORK

r Circular N o . 2 9 6 7
L
July 2, 1945

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. 2888, dated January 5,1945, and the list submitted therewith,
Circular No. 2924, dated April 2,1945, Circular No. 2936, dated April 24, 1945, and
Circular No. 2940, dated May 4, 1945.
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.
We shall appreciate it if you will acknowledge receipt of this circular and list.




ALLAN

SPROTJL,

President.

CHAIRMAN AND F E D E R A L R E S E R V E A G E N T

BEAHDSLEY

RUML,

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

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN
WILLIAM I.

MYERS,

Deputy Chairman of the
Board of Directors,




will sign:

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PRESIDENT
ALLAN

SPROUL,

President,

will sign:

VICE PRESIDENTS
LESLIE R .

ROUNDS,

First Vice President,

J. WILSON

JONES,

Vice President,

L. WERNER

will sign:
\

LOGAN,

Vice President and
General Counsel,
ARTHUR

will sign:

KNOKE,

Vice President,
WALTER S.

will sign:
ign:

*

will sign

PHELAN,

Vice President,
JAMES M .

will sign:

RICE,

Vice President,

will sign:

^

HAROLD V . ROELSE,

Vice President,
ROBERT G .

ROUSE,

Vice President,
JOHN H .

:

WILLIAMS,

Vice President,

VALENTINE

WILLIS,

Vice President,

REGINALD B .

will sign:

WILTSE,

Vice President,




will sign:

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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

LOREN B .

ALLEN,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

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I
HAROLD A .

BILBY,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign.

FELIX T . DAVIS,

Assistant Vice President,
NORMAN P .

DAVIS,

Assistant Vice President,
EDWARD 0 .

will sign:

DOUGLAS,

Assistant Vice President,
HERBERT H .

will sign:

KIMBALL,

Assistant Vice President,

SILAS A .

will sign:

will sign:

MILLER,

Assistant Vice President,

HORACE L .

will sign:

SANFORD,

Assistant Vice President,
WILLIAM F .

will sign:

TREIBER,

Assistant Vice President,
and Secretary,

ill
will sign: /X)

JOHN H . WURTS,

Assistant Vice President,




will sign:

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CHIEF E X A M I N E R
WILLIAM F .

SHEEHAN,

will sign:

Chief Examiner,

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
TODD G .

TIEBOUT,

Assistant General Counsel,
RUFUS J.

will sign:

/ c e c ^ c .

TRIMBLE,

Assistant General Counsel,

tvill sign:

OTHER OFFICERS
WILLIAM F .

ABRAHAMS,

Manager, Security Custody
Department,

DUDLEY H .

BARROWS,

Manager, Cash Department,

CURTIS R .

will sign:

J$). N . (^LxAA+MtxS

tvill sign:

(Woi^V ^WwJLu

BOWMAN,

Manager, Credit Department,

HARRY M .

will sign:

BOYD,

Manager, Savings Bond
Redemption Department,

ROBERT H .

will sign:

BROME,

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

BURT,

Manager, Government Bond Department,
tvill sign:

J A M E S J . CARROLL,

Manager, Planning Department,




tvill sign:

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OTHER OFFICERS—Continued
PAUL R.

FITCHEN,

Manager, Cash Custody
Manager,
Department,

MARCUS A .

"
will sign

HARRIS,

Manager, Securities Department,
will sign:

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WILLIAM A . HEINL,

.

Manager, Personnel Department, will sign: sCets&ZC&w.

DANIEL J .

LIDDY,

Manager, Foreign Department,

MICHAEL J .

MCLAUGHLIN,

Manager, Service
Department,

FRANKLIN E .

will sign:

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SCHEFFER,

Manager, Check Department,

CHARLES N . V A N

will sign:

HOUTEN,

Manager, Safekeeping
Department,

ROY E .

will sign:

PETERSON,

Manager, Bank Relations
Department,

RALPH W .

will sign.

will sign.

WENDELL,

Manager, Government Check
Department,
HAROLD M .

y f
will sign:

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WESSEL,

Manager, Foreign Funds
Control Department,




will sign:

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

BUCHAN

LAURENCE E .

DIGNAN

ivillsign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

A.

HERBERT

GRAUE

will sign:

per pro

A.

CHESTER

WALTON

will sign:

per pro

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Q ^ j Q

JjUOL^t^K^

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:

(Government Bond
Department)

per pro

will sign:

per pro

£

WALTON BRUSH

/y/LOC^

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 12)

HARVEY C . DREW

Department)

(Accounting
will sign:

per pro

A. H A R R I S (£rOvernment Bond
Department)
will sign:

per pro

PEMBERTON

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 12)

(Savings Bond
Redemption Department)

JAMES HYNES

HAROLD W . L E W I S

Department)

ivill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 12)




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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
(Savings Bond Redemption
will sign:

per pro

C. R E I D (Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 12)
will Sign:

per prO

A. R O E B U C K (Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 12)
will sign:

per pro

CLAUDE C . PROUT

Department)

ALEXANDER
(Also

BURTHAL
(Also

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)

FREDERICK J . ALEXANDER

GEORGE H . L O T T S

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Cash Department)
Will Sign:

per prO

(Cash Department)

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on p a g e 11)

GUSTAV OSTERHUS

Department)

(Bank Examinations

ANDREW M . RAMSEY

Department)

CHARLES

A.

(Credit

SENIOR, JR.

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 11)

JERE

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

WALTER

C.

(Credit Department)
will sign:
to sign as indicated o n p a g e 9 )

per pro

WARNER

( A l s o has authority




per pro

P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
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.

will sign:

WALTER C.

WARNER

per pro

will sign:

GRANT

per pro

H a w - "

-

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 8 )

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 respective names, but have not authority to sign checks:
A. D E L E O N (Post Office Division,
Service Department)
will sign:

RAPHAEL

CHARLES

E.

(Check Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

per pro

DIRINGER

JOHN J . FLEMING

CLIFFORD H . H A W K I N S

Department)
WILLIAM

D.

ALFRED INGE

per pro

(Discount

HUMPHREYS

will sign:

per pro

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

per pro

CK

(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)

ivillsign:

per pro

RAYMOND

LESTER




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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
(Discount Department)
tvill sign: -per pro

PHILIP M . SCHMIDT

HARRY

G.

TAPPEN

(Government Check Department)
will sign: per pro

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:
THOMAS

BRUDER

will sign:

per pro

VINCENT

A.

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

ALFRED

C.

FREDERICK

HARVEY

LUM

J.

TUCK

MA^JL.,

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)
ANDREW

J. BROWN

Department)

HARVEY J .

(Government Bond




per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Safekeeping-

CAMPBELL

Department)

will sign:

(Safekeeping-

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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
GUSTAV EHRHARDT

Department)
JAMES K .

(Saving's Bond Redemption
will sign:

FLANAGAN

Department)

(Government Bond

per pro

ivill sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

ivill sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated on p a g e 12)

Louis R. K O E N I G (Safekeeping
Department)

CHARLES J . K U C H L E R

Department)

F R E D A . MORISSE

Department)

(Safekeeping

(Foreign

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

SizJsl,

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

^^

ROLAND H . BEHRENS

EDWARD

WILLIAM

A.

DOWER

A.

KEEPERS

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 .

LOTTS

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e

WARREN

MARCUS

CHARLES A . SENIOR, JR.

8)

Will Sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 8 )




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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
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:
ivillsign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

ivillsign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 8 )

will sign:

per pro

BURTHAL A .

will Sign:

Ver

WALTON

BRUSH

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 7 )

JAMES K .

FLANAGAN

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 11)

PEMBERTON A .

HARRIS

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 7 )

HAROLD W .

LEWIS

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 7 )

/i{jd

1I^CoeA^

ALEXANDER C . REID

ROEBUCK

pro

y ^ u / S - ^ ^ ^ V

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 8 )

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, 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 . AUCHTER

will sign:

per pro

HAROLD A .

ivillsign:

per pro

KEANE

will sign:

per pro

LANGDON

will sign:

per pro

CRANE

LAWRENCE F .

CATHERINE




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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued

JOSEPH M .

O'BRIEN

will sign:

per pro ^ ^ ^ f f l j

^

%

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:

will sign:

per pro

WALTER H . ROZELL, JR.

will sign:

per pro

WALTER S. RUSHMORE

will sign:

per pro

BERTRAND H .

will sign:

per pro

PETER P .

LANG

WEBBER

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:
CLEMENT F . FOULON

will sign:

per pro

JOHN M .

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

GILLEAUDEAU

ARTHUR H .

CARL A .

NOA

STROM

ROBERT R .

TOMPKINS




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P E R 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:
EVERETT B .

POST

ivillsign:

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

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:
WILLIAM

C.

MORGAN

will sign:

per pro

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 . M U R P H Y

will sign:

per pro

AUDITING DEPARTMENT
OFFICERS
The following have authority to sign only correspondence and reconcilements in connection with
the work of the Auditing Department:
WILLIAM H .

DILLISTIN,

will sign:

General Auditor,
DONALD J .

C ^ J ^ t i v v .

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:
MICHAEL A .

JOHN P .

CROSBY

JENSEN




will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

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BUFFALO BRANCH
OFFICERS
The following have authority to sign only in connection with the business of the Buffalo Branch
INSLEY B .

SMITH,

Managing Director,

HALSEY W .

will sign:

SNOW,

Cashier,

GEORGE J .

will sign:

DOLL,

Assistant Cashier,

will sign:

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M . MONROE MYERS,

Assistant Cashier,

will sign:

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

t^C-

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 o n p a g e 16)




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B U F F A L O B R A N C H — P E R 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:

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

ROBERT R . COVERT

per pro

( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated o n p a g e 15)

HARRISON E . MARTIN
( A l s o has authority to sign as indicated b e l o w )

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:

FRANK

HENDERSON

HERBERT W .

WEBER

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

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 E . MARTIN

will sign:

per pro

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




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