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F E D E R A L R E SE R V E BANK
O F NEW YORK

r Circular No. 3 2 6 9 T,
L
October 6, 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. 3171, dated January 3, 1947, and the list submitted therewith,
Circular No. 3187, dated February 21, 1947, Circular No. 3200, dated April 3, 1947,
Circular No. 3220, dated May 29, 1947, Circular No. 3232, dated July 8, 1947, and
Circular No. 3243, dated August 11, 1947.
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

llan

S proul,

President.

I

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 llan

S proul,

President,

will sign:

VICE PRESIDENTS
L e s l ie R . R o u n d s ,

First Vice President,

will sign

E dw ard 0 . D ouglas,

Vice President,

will sign:

J . W il s o n J o n e s ,

Vice President,

will sign:

H e r b e r t H . K im b a l l ,

Vice President,

will sign

L . W erner K noke,

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

W a lte r

will sign:
\ '

will sign :

A rthur P h elan ,

Vice President,
H a r o ld

R obert

will sign : c

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

will sign:

G. R o u s e ,
Vice President,

will sign:

V 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




will sign:

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
T odd

G.

T ie b o u t,

Assistant General Counsel,
J.

R u fu s

will sign

/ C&

c

T r im b le ,

Assistant General Counsel,

ill siqn:
will sign

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS
H a r o ld

A. B

ilb y ,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

F e l ix T . D a v is ,

Assistant Vice President,
P.

N orm an

A.

wsn
ill ig :

M ille r ,

Assistant Vice President,

H orace

i/^

D a v is ,

Assistant Vice President,

S ila s

will sign: *

L.

will sign:

S a n fo r d ,

Assistant Vice President,

will sign:

O tto W . T e n E y c k ,

Assistant Vice President,
W illia m

J ohn

will sign:

.

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

will sign:

J AJLiJl4A)

H . W urts,

CHIEF EXAMINER
W illia m

F . S h eeh an ,

Chief Examiner,




will sign :

OTHER OFFICERS
W il l ia m

F . A brah am s,

Manager, Security Custody
Department,

will sign:

D u d le y H . B a r r o w s ,

Manager, Cash Department,

i

.

f^l • v

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

C u r tis

H a rry

<A

will sign:

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

W esley W . B u rt,

Manager, Savings Bond
Department,

"N

will sign:

Jam es J . C a r r o ll,

*

*

Manager, Planning Department, will sign:

J ohn J. Clarke,

Assistant Counsel, and Assistant
Secretary,
will sign:

D. C r o s s e ,
Manager, Collection
Department,

n

^/q

,

H ow a rd

P a u l

will sign:

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

will

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

P iV ì J V _ J
will sign: U f
6

X ?

M arcu s




"2-

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

W illia m

.

>»c

*

L
?W f ! *

P eter P . L an g,

Manager, Foreign Department,

will sign:

S p e n c e r S . M a r s h , J r .,

Manager, Securities
Department,

will sign:

J. M c L a u g h l i n ,
Manager, Government Check
Department,

mil sign:

M ic h a e l

O.

E rn e st M oore,

Manager, Research Department, will sign
ign:
F r a n k l in

E . P eterson ,

Manager, Bank Relations
Department,

will sign
■

Jr.,
Manager, Foreign Department,

Í L ¡z .

l

^

W a lte r H .R o z e ll,

will sign:

R alph W . S ch effer,

Manager, Check Department,

will sign

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

will sign:

C h a r le s

R oy E . W en d ell,

Manager, Cash Department,

will sign

M. W e s s e l ,
Manager, Accounting
Department,

will sign :

H a r o ld




3 ~ .~ t

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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:
G.

J am es H . B uchan

L au ren ce

A.

D ig n a n

H e rb e rt G rau e

W a lte r

A.

E.

E.

V an der W aag

C h e ste r W a lto n

R obert

E.

W a tts

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

Q jsign:
will ÿ

per pro

will sign :

M orga n B ro w n e

per pro t f L u j U . U K Z U

—-T •€
1
_
T

^

The following have authority to sign per procuration correspondence relating to the routine
operations of the departments indicated after their respective names :
J. A l e x a n d e r (Bank
Examinations Department)

F r e d e r ic k

F. C o m e r f o r d (Credit
Department)

H a rry

will sign:

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

G eorge H . L o tts

(Cash Department)

will sign:

per pro

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




7

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
G u sta v O s te r h u s

(Bank Examinations

Department)

C h a r le s

A.

S e n io r ,

will sign:

per pro

Jr. (Cash Department)
Will sign.' per prO

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

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

Jere V .

W a lte r

C.

(Credit Department)
to sign as indicated on page 15)
will sign:

per pro

W arn er

(A lso has authority

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

B r u s h (Government Bond
Department)

will sign:

per pro

Jam es

W a lto n

¿

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

C. D r e w (Accounting
Department)

H a rvey

A. H a r r i s (Savings Bond
Department)

P e m b e rto n

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




will sign:

per pro

y

J ' J . c. ,A
r

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
F. K e a n e (Savings Bond
Department)

will sign:

per pro

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

will sign:

per pro

Will sign:

per pro

L aw ren ce

H a r o ld

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

C. R e i d (Savings Bond
Department)

A le x a n d e r

B u rth a l A . R oebu ck

(Savings Bond

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

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:

R aph ael

C h a r le s

E.

D ir in g e r

J o h n J . F le m in g

C liffo r d

(Check Department)
will sign:

(Personnel Department)
will sign:

H . H a w k in s

(Discount

Department)

W illia m

D.

H u m ph reys




will sign:

(Personnel Department)
will sign: per pro

—

G\

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS— Continued
A lfr e d In g e

(Research Department)

jo
will sign:

M.

P h ilip

S c h m id t

per pro

(Discount Department)
will sign:

per pro

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

A lo y s iu s

H a rry

G.

T appen

will sign:

per pro

(Government Check Department)
will sign: per pro

)

J

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)
will sign:

per pro

J. B r o w n (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

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

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

K. F l a n a g a n (Government Bond
Department)
will sign:

per pro

Joseph

A n d rew

R obert

J. C a m p b e l l (Safekeeping
Department)

H a rvey

G u sta v E h r h a r d t

(Savings Bond

Department)

Jam es

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




10

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS—Continued
Louis R. K o e n i g (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

J. K u c h l e r (Safekeeping
Department)

will sign:

per pro

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

willsign: per prò

C h a r le s

F red

E dw i n S . R o t h m a n (Foreign
Department)

willsign:

per prò

*1

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 obert

B acon

H.

R o la n d

(Discount Department)
will sign :

per pro

(Securities Department)
will sign:

per pro

B eh ren s

T. C o r c o r a n (Savings Bond
Department)

willsign:

per pro

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

willsign:

per pro

F ra n k

F r a n k lin

E d w ard

W illia m

H en ry

A.

D ow er

A.

W.

(Safekeeping Department)
willsign: per pro

K eep ers

L arson

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

(Securities Department)
will sign: per pro

(Securities Department)
willsign: per pro

(Savings Bond

Department)




willsign:

per pro

jp

fJ

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:
H.

G eorge

L o tts

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

will sign:

per pro

W arren M arcus

will sign:
ill

per pro

will sign:

per pro

A.

C h a r le s

S e n io r ,

Jr.

(A lso 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

H.

T hom as

A lfr e d

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

Lum

willsign:

per pro

J.

will sign:

per pro

B ow ers

B ruder

C.

F r e d e r ic k

T u ck

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:
H a r o ld

A.

C ran e




willsign:

per pro
12

PER PROCURATION SIGNERS— Continued

C a t h e r in e L a n g d o n

Joseph

M.

O ’B r i e n

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

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 alton B ru sh
(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

Jam es

K.

F la n a g a n

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

will sign:

per pro

will sign :

per pro

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

will sign:

per pro

B u rth a l A . R oebu ck

will sign :

per pro

P e m b e r t o n A . H a r r is
(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 8)

H a r o ld 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)




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:
will sign:

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

per pro

will sign :

per pro

T hom as J . R oche

W a lte r

S. R u s h m

B e rtra n d

H. W

ore

ebber

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 :
C l e m e n t F . F oulon




will sign:

per pro

14

PER 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:

H a rry

F.

C o m e r fo r d

will sig n :

p e r pro

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

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

J oh n

B.

W a lte r

G ran t

C. W

arn er

(Also 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 orga n

will sign:

per pro

The following has authority to sign per procuration food purchase orders and correspondence
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
OFFICERS

The following have authority to sign only correspondence and reconcilements in connection with
the work of the Auditing Department:
W illia m

O

H . D illis tin ,

General Auditor,

will sign:

0 '

*-f—
n

/

D onald J . C am ero n ,

Assistant General
Auditor,

PER PROCURATION 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

J oh n

P.

A.

C rosby

Jen sen




will sign:

per pro

will sign:

per pro

BUFFALO BRANCH
OFFICERS

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

B. S m i t h ,
General Manager,

H a ls e y

will sign:

W . Snow ,

Cashier,

will sign:

G eorge J . D o ll,

w ill sign:

Assistant Cashier,

M . M onroe M yers,

Assistant Cashier,

PER PROCURATION 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 ro te

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

R ob ert R . C overt

will sign:

per pro

w ill sign:

per pro

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




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 :

will sign:

per pro

will sign:

R ob ert R . C overt

per pro

(A lso has authority to sign as indicated on page 17)

H a r r is o n

E.

M a r tin

(Also has authority to sign as indicated below)

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; and also has
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 pay­
ment of obligations of the United States :

F ra n k

H en derson

w ill sign:

per pro

The following has authority to sign per procuration correspondence, checks, advices, receipts
and tickets, relating to the routine operations 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

IN D E X
O f f ic e r s
Page

Page

Abrahams, William F.......
Barrows, Dudley H .............
Bilby, Harold A .................
Bowman, Curtis R .............
Boyd, Harry M ...................
Burt, Wesley W .................
Cameron, Donald J.............
Carroll, James J...................
Clarke, John J.....................
Crosse, Howard D .............
Davis, Felix T .....................
Davis, Norman P .................
Dillistin, William H ...........
Douglas, Edward 0 ...........
Fitchen, Paul R ...................
Harris, Marcus A ...............

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

Page

6
3
3
3
6
3
6
6
4
6
2
6
3
3
3
3

Rozell, Walter H., Jr.........
Sanford, Horace L .............
Scheffer, Ralph W .............
Sheehan, William F ...........
Sproul, A lla n .....................
TenEyck, Otto W ...............
Tiebout, Todd G.................
Treiber, William F.............
Trimble, Rufus J.................
Van Houten, Charles N ....
Wendell, Roy E...................
Wessel, Harold M .............
Willis, Valentine...............
Wiltse, Reginald B.............
Wurts, JohnH .....................

6
4
6
4
3
4
4
4
4
6
6
6
3
3
4

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

O ’Brien, Joseph M .............
Osterhus, G u sta v .............
Pricher, Charles.................
Prout, Claude C .................
Rearick, Ralph E.................
Reid, Alexander C.............
Roche, Thomas J.................
Roebuck, Burthal A ............
Rothman, Edwin S .............
Rushmore, Walter S.........
Schmidt, Philip M ...............
Senior, Charles A., Jr.........
Stanton, Aloysius J...........
Strom, Carl A .....................
Stryker, Jere V. D .............
Tappen, Harry G................
Tompkins, Robert R .........
Tuck, Frederick J .............
Van der Waag, Walter E . .
Walton, A. Chester............
Warner, Walter C.............
Watts, Robert E.................
Webber, Bertrand H .........

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

Heinl, William A ...............
Jones, J. W ilson.................
Kimball, Herbert H ...........
Knoke, L. W erner..............
Lang, Peter P......................
Logan, Walter S.................
Marsh, Spencer S., Jr.........
McLaughlin, Michael J ....
Miller, Silas A .....................
Moore, O. Ernest...............
Myers, William 1...............
Peterson, Franklin E .........
Phelan, Arthur .................
Roelse, Harold V ...............
Rounds, Leslie R .................
Rouse, Robert G.................

P er P rocuration S igners

Alexander, Frederick J ....
Bacon, Robert D .................
Baker, James H ...................
Behrens, Roland H .............
Bissell, Joseph H .................
Bowers, Irene H .................
Brown, Andrew J...............
Brown, Robert C.................
Browne, G. M organ..........
Bruder, Thomas ...............
Brush, W a lto n ...................
Buchan, James H ...............
Campbell, Harvey J...........
Comerford, Harry F ..........
Corcoran, Frank T ............
Crane, Harold A .................
Crosby, Michael A .............
deLeon, Raphael A .............
Deuel, Franklin S...............
Dignan, Laurence E ...........
Diringer, Charles E ...........
Dower, Edward A ...............
Drew, Harvey C.................
Ehrhardt, G u s ta v ..............

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

Flanagan, James K ..............
Fleming, John J..................
Foulon, Clement F ..............
Gilleaudeau, John M ..........
Grant, John B......................
Graue, A. H erbert..............
Harris, Pemberton A ..........
Hawkins, Clifford H ..........
Humphreys, W illiam D .. . .
Inge, A l f r e d ........................
Jensen, John P ......................
Keane, Lawrence F ............
Keepers, W illiam A ............
Koenig, Louis R..............
Kuchler, Charles J................
Langdon, C a th erin e..........
Larson, Henry W ................
Lewis, Harold W ................
Lotts, George H ..................
Lum, Alfred C......................
Marcus, W a r r e n ................
Morgan, W illiam C..............
Morisse, Fred A ..................
Murphy, Josephine M ........

11

15

BUFFALO BRANCH
O f f ic e r s

Doll, George J.....................
Myers, M. M onroe..............

17
17

Smith, Insley B...................

17

Snow, Halsey W ...............

17

17
18

Martin, Harrison E...........

18

P e r P r o c u r a t io n S ig n e r s

Brider, William R ...............
17
Covert, Robert R ............... 17, 18




Grote, Milford A .................
Henderson, Frank ............

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