Klutznick, Philip Morris

(1907-99)
   American communal leader and diplomat. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He held a succession of appointments connected with community planning: in 1935-6 he was a special assistant on housing to the US attorney general; in 1938-41 general counsel for the Omaha Housing Authority; and in 1944-6 federal housing commissioner. From 1961 to 1963 he served as ambassador to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. He held several positions in Jewish organizations, including inter-national president of B'nai B'rith, general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, and vice-president of the Jewish Welfare Board.

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