Lawrence Westbrook Edit Profile
Student of University Texas, 1906-1908.
Director Texas Relief Committee, 1933-1934. Assistant administrator Federal Emergency Relief Association, 1934. Director National Rural Rehabilitation Progm., Drought Relief, rural settlements Matanuska, Alaska, Dyess, Arkansas, Pine Valley, Georgia, and others, 1935.
Assistant administrator Work Projects Administration, 1935-1936, chairman advisory board, 1937-1939, assistant commissioner 1940. Director mutual home ownership division Federal Works Agency, 1940-1941. Cons. Rheinisch-Westfaelich-es Institute Fuer Wirtschaftforschung of Essen.
Assistant chairman Democratic National Committee 1952. President United States Joint Purchasing Board, S. Pacific area. Director Military Economics Mission to New Zealand, 1942-1943.
Member special planning division General Staff War Department, 1944-1945. Member United States national commission United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, since 1961.
Served from lieut. to major, Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Army and Navy, National Press (Washington).
Married Martha Wooton, March 22, 1937. Children: Joel, Lawrence, Hirma.