Frank W. Taussig '79, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, emeritus, and former Chairman of the United States Tariff Commission, was elected President of the Harvard Alumni Association for the current year at a meeting of the directors of the Association at the Harvard Club of Boston last night. He succeeds Learned Hand '93, of New York City.
Selected as Vice-Presidents of the Association, to serve three years, were George P. Denny '09, physician, of Boston, and Perry D. Smith '11, of Winnetka, Illinois, Headmaster of the North Shore Country Day School. Henry C. Clark '11, of Prides Crossing, was re-elected General Secretary and Treasurer of the Association.
Lawrence Coolidge '27, lawyer, of Boston, was elected Chairman of the Committee to Nominate Overseers. The newly chosen members of the committee are Francis Parkman '19, Headmaster of St. Mark's School; William O. Batchelder '05, of Chicago, electrical engineer; and James H. Lowell '14, of Boston, lawyer.
The continuing members of the committee are Kenneth P. Budd '02, of New York City; George P. Denny '09, of Boston; George W. Martin '10, of New York City; Sydney P. Clark '14, of Philadelphia; Franklin E. Parker, Jr. '18, of New York City; and Lawrence Coolidge '27, of Boston.