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James Montgomery Beck, 63, officer of the Legion of Honor, Commander of the Order of the Crown (Belgium), corresponding Member of La Societe de Gens de Lettres, resigned from the post of Solicitor General† of the U. S. which he had held since July 1, 1921. Previous to that he had been head of Beck, Crawford & Harris, Manhattan law firm. Before that he had been 14 years a member of Shearman & Sterling, one of the most powerful law firms in the history of Manhattan. Previously he had...

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