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P O B T f .A N » IN Q U IR E R
THE RECORD OF APPOINTMENTS OF NEGROES
MADE BY GOVERNOR THOMAS E. DEW EY...
WHILE DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF NEW YORK COUNTY:
Francis K. Rivers, 4 « Sfnior \**i«tant District Attorney. was the tir*t Negro in the
history of Nrvi York (.it\ to prosecute inunirr ra»ci. Salary: $10,000.
Mr-*. Eunice Hunton Carter, a-* Assistant Diatrict Attorney, h i * the first Negro
woman in the history **f Nr** York t.it> to be appointed to *ui'li a position. Salary:
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Janie-* Yerg.111. A >-> 1 -1 a n t District Attorney. S a la r y : $- 1 . 000 .
WHILE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK:
Hon. Franei!* E. Rivers. a* Justice *»f the City Court of the City of New York, the
highest public office e\er li«-l«l hv a Negro. Salar\ $17,500. Justice River» Ha.-* sub
sequently elected to a ten-year term.
Dr. (.lilan R Powell, . 1 » a member *>f the Nt-»* York State Athletic Commi-sion.
1 bis i* the first time a Negro has e\er held this position. No salary. Receives $23
for each meeting be attends.
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Mrs. Bertha J. Diggs, as Secretary of the Department of Labor. This is the first
time a Negro has ever held this position. Salary: $5,000.
Noah C. A. Walter, a s a member of tin* Industrial Board of the State of New York.
This is the lirst time a Negro has ever held this position. Salary: $8,500.
N oah C. A.
Richard L. Baltimore. Sr., as Workmen's Compensation Claims Referee. This is
the first time a Negro has e\er held this position. Salary: $5,000.
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W hen Franklin Delano Roosevelt was Governor
o f New York he maile no Negro appointments
o f any significance.
If A K 1 • I.. B A L T I M O R E
Conrad A. Johnson, on Corporations
Stanley M. Douglas, on Labor
Philip Watson, on Election Frauds
Lamar Perkins, on Welfare
Salaries range from $3,500 to $5,000.
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M rs. Mathew V. Houtte, a> a member of the Board of V isitors of the New York
State Training School for Boys at Warwick, N. Y’.
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Dr. Henry (). Harding, as a member of the Board of Visitors of the New York State
Hospital for the Treatment of Incipient Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Ray Brook, N. Y’.
Rev. George II. Sims, Dr. C. B. Powell and Rev. Klijah J. Echols, as members of
the New York State Commission Against Discrimination.
Dr. Walter N. Beckman, as a member of the State War Council’s Committee on
D r . II. O. H a r ih n i .
M r s . M a t t h e w B o i 'TTE
Dewey has made m ore appointments o f Negroes
to official positions as District Attorney and Gov
ernor than Franklin Delano Roosevelt made as
New York G overnor and President—except ad
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ON THIS RECORD-VOTE FOR
DEWEY AND BRICKER
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