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F ederal R eser v e B ank
OF DALLAS

Dallas, Texas, February 20, 1959

OFFICIAL

A N N O U N C E M E N T

To All Banks in the
Eleventh Federal Reserve District:

Mr. W. D. Gentry, who has served as First Vice President of this Bank
since October 1, 1944, will retire on March 1, 1959, after reaching the normal
retirement age of 65, under the provisions of the Retirement System of Federal
Reserve Banks. Mr. Gentry has served this institution for 43 years and is recogĀ­
nized as an authority on Federal Reserve operations. Prior to returning to Dallas
in 1943, he was Managing Director of the Houston Branch for 13 years. He has
served on many Federal Reserve System committees, contributing toward the
shaping of System operating policies and procedures.
Mr. Harry A. Shuford will succeed Mr. Gentry as First Vice President of
the Bank, effective March 1, 1959. Mr. Shuford joined the Bank in 1948 as
Counsel and was elected Vice President and General Counsel in 1952. For
several years, Mr. Shuford has participated in the general management of the
Bank, supervising several operating functions, including the Fiscal Agency,
Transit, and Personnel functions, as well as handling the legal affairs of the
Bank. He has also served on several committees of the Federal Reserve System
and has represented the Bank at numerous meetings and conferences dealing
with operating matters.
Yours very truly.
WATROUS H. IRONS
President

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