Henry Morgenthau Edit Profile
Student, Cornell University, 1913. Doctor of Laws, Temple University, 1938. Doctor of Laws, Amherst College, 1942.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1945. Doctor of Humane Letters, Yeshiva University, 1948.
September 21, 1949); children—Henry (captain, Army of the United States), Robert (Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve), Joan. Married second, Marcelle Puthon, November 21, 1951. Public, American Agriculturist, 1922-1933.
Served as conservation commissioner State of New York, also as chairman Governor Roosevelt’s Agricultural Advisory Commission and member Taconic State Park Commn. Chairman Commission; Farm Board, Washington, 1933. Governor Farm Credit Administration, 1933.
Acting and under-secretary of treasury, 1933-1934. Secretary of treasury, 1934-1945. General chairman United Jewish Appeal, 1947-1950.
Honorary chairman 1951-1953. Chairman of the Board Governors Hebrew U., 1950-1951, American Financial and Development Corporation for Israel 1951-1954.
General chairman United Jewish Appeal, 1947-1950, honorary chairman, 1951-1953. Chairman board governors Hebrew University, 1950-1951, American Financial and Development Corporation for Israel, 1951-1954. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, World War I. Member Obed Lodge, Jordon Lodge, Century Country Club (New York City, Amrita Club, Dutchess Golf and Country Club, Metropolitan Club, National Press Club (Washington).
Married Elinor Fatman, April.; married second, Marcelle Puthon, November 21, 1951. Children: Henry (captain, Army of the United States), Robert (Lieutenant.