Milwaukee. Wis., Jul. 7 (JTA) – Julius M. Kahn of Chicago is Elected President of I.o. B. B. District No. 6. Julius M. Kahn of Chicago. former First Vice-President, was elected President of the District Grand Lodge No. 6 of the Independent Order B'nai Brith, at its fifty-eighth annual convention in session here. More than 600 delegates, including 100 women, are attending the convention.
Discussion of means of combating anti-Jewish activities formed a major portion of the work of the convention.
Robert Lappin of Des Moines and Gottfried Bernstein of Chicago were chosen First and Second Vice-President; H. D. Frankel and Jacob Alter, both of Chicago, were reelected Secretary and Treasurer and Sol Levitan of Madison, State Treasurer of Wisconsin, was reelected Sargeant at Arms.
Nearly three hundred new members were initiated into the Order.