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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF N E W YORK

r Circular No. 2 7 8 5 " 1
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April 5, 1944
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Authorized Signatures

Library
We submit herewith, 011 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. 2750, dated January 7,1944, and the list submitted therewith.
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

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.

CHAIRMAN

MYERS,

Deputy Chairman of the
Board of Directors,




will sign:

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PRESIDENT
A L L A N SPROUL,

President,

will sign:

VICE PRESIDENTS
LESLIE R .

ROUNDS,

First Vice President,
RAY M .

ill
will sign:

GIDNEY,

Vice President,

will sign:

J . W I L S O N J ONES,

Vice President,

will sign:

L. WERNER KNOKE,

Vice President,
WALTER S .

will sign:
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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:

RORERT G . ROUSE,

Vice President,
JOHN H .

WILLIAMS,

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Vice President,

VALENTINE WILLIS,

Vice President,
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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:

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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,




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will sign: 1

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MANAGERS AND OTHER OFFICERS
WILLIAM F .

ABRAHAMS,

Manager, Security Custody
Department,

LOREN B . A L L E N ,

Manager, Credit Department,

DUDLEY H . BARROWS,

Manager, Cash Department,

will sign:

will sign:

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will sign:

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HAROLD A . BILBY,

Manager, Check Department,

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will sign:

HARRY M . BOYD,

Manager, Savings Bond
Redemption Department,

ROBERT H .

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will sign:

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BROME,

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

BURT,

Manager, Government Bond Department,
will sign:

FELIX T . DAVIS,

Manager, R. F. C. Custody
Department,

will sign:

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N O R M A N P . D>AVIS,
AVIS,

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Manager Foreign Funds ConU
trol Department, and Manager,
irity
will sign:
Security Loans Department,

MARCUS A .

HARRIS,

Manager, Securities Department,

WILLIAM A .

will sign:

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HEINL,

Manager, Personnel Department, will sign: y&ijiud**.
NORRIS 0 .

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JOHNSON,

Manager, Research Department,




will sign:

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DANIEL J . LIDDY,

Manager, Foreign Department,
MICHAEL J .

MCLAUGHLIN,

Manager, Accounting
Department,

FRANKLIN E .

AM£

will sign

LctUsisoi

SHEEHAN,

Manager, Bank Examinations
Department,
and Chief Examiner,

INSLEY B .

will sign:

PETERSON,

Manager, Bank Relations
Department,

WILLIAM F .

will sign:

will sign:

SMITH,

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,

will sign

C H A R L E S N . V A N HOTJTEN,

Manager, SafekeepingDepartment,
ROY E .

will sign:

WENDELL,

Manager, Collection
Department,

JOHN H .

ivill sign:

WURTS,

Manager, Government Bond
Department,




will sign:

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P E R

P R O C U R A T I O N

S I G N E R S

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

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:
H. B A K E R (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond
Department)

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Government Bond
will sign:

per pro

JAMES

WALTON BRUSH

(Also ha» authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

C. D R E W (Accounting
Department)

HARVEY

PEMBERTON A . HARRIS

Department)

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

PETER P . LANG

(Foreign Department)

HAROLD W . LEWIS

Department)

(Government Bond

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

H. R O Z E L L , JR. (Foreign
Department)

WALTER

WALTER S. RUSHMORE




(Foreign Department)
will sign:

per pro

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P E R PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
H. W E B B E R (Foreign
Department)

BERTRAND

will sign:

per pro

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine
operations of the division and departments indicated after their respective names:
F. B O N E (Protection Division,
Service Department)

JOHN

CURTIS R .

LAURENCE

BOWMAN

E.

will sign:

(Credit Department)
will sign:

DIGNAN

per pro

per pro

(Credit Department)

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(Cash Department)

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will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

C H A R L E S A . S E N I O R , J R . (Cash Department)
(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)
will Sign:

per prO

GEORGE

LOTTS

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)
GUSTAV OSTERHUS

Department)

(Bank Examinations

JERE V . D . STRYKER

Department)

WALTER

C.

WARNER

(Bank Examinations

will sign:

per pro

(Credit Department)
will sign:

per pro

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The following has 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
(Also has authority to sign as indicated above)




will sign:

per pro

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
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:
(Post Office Division,
Service Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Check Department)
will sign:

per pro

S. E A R L E (Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

per pro

RAPHAEL A . DELEON

CHARLES E . DIRINGER

JAMES

JOHN J . FLEMING

WILLIAM

S

D.

HUMPHREYS

(Personnel Department)
will sign: per pro

(Savings Bond Redemption
Department)
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 12)
will Sign:

per pV0

JAMES HYNES

CLAUDE C . PROUT

Department)

ALEXANDER
(Also

BURTHAL A . ROEBUCK

Department)

(Savings Bond Redemption
will sign:

per prO

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 12)

PHILIP M . SCHMIDT

HARRY

G.

TAPPEN

(Government Check Department)
will sign: per pro

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P E R 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:
THOMAS BRUDER

will sign:

per pro

VINCENT A .

will sign:

per pro

A L F R E D C . LTJM

will sign:

per pro

FREDERICK J .

will sign:

per pro

HARVEY

TUCK

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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 . BISSBLL

Department)

(Government Bond

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

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

per pro

ANDREW J . BROWN

Department)

(Safekeeping

JAMES

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 11)

CHARLES W . JOHNSON

Department)

(Foreign

J. K U C H L E R (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

CHARLES




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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

H.

BEHRENS

ROLAND

EDWARD

A.

DOWER

CLIFFORD H .

WILLIAM

A.

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Safekeeping Department)
will sign:

per pro

KEEPERS

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

HAWKINS

Y^-uHM.
fi

per pro

JLXJ_L*

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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

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)
WARREN MARCUS

CHARLES A .

SENIOR,

JR.

(Also 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

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

JAMES K .

FLANAGAN

(Alto has authority to sign as indicated on page 10)

-PEMBERTON A .

HARRIS

(Alto hat authority to sign as indicated on page 7)




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PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
will sign:

per pro

ALEXANDER C. REID
(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 9)

ivillsign:

per pro

BURTHAL A .

will sign:

Ver pro

HAROLD W .

LEWIS

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 7)

ROEBUCK

/(jjd

l^ux^

(Also 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 .

HAROLD

A.

LAWRENCE

CATHERINE

JOSEPH

M.

AUCHTER

will sign:

per pro

CRANE

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

LANGDON

will sign:

per pro

O'BRIEN

will sign:

per pro

F.

KEANE

oJLtai

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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

W I L L I A M FUELLING, JR.

will sign:

per pro

JOHN M .

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

CARL A .

FOULON

GILLEAUDEAU

H.

NOA

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:
R A L P H E . REARICK




will sign:

per pro f^

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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

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,

will 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 ty

LESTER E . R O W E

will sign:

per pro




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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 ,

Assistant Cashier,

will sign:
J

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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

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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

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 16)




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B U F F A L O

B R A N C H — P E R

P R O C U R A T I O N

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

(Also has authority to sign as indicated on page 15)

HARRISON E . MARTIN
(Also 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 R A N K HENDERSON

will sign:

HERBERT W . WEBER

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

(Also has authority to sign as indicated 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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