[MENU] Collection of Menus and ephemera William R. Herod, President of International General Electric Company

[MENU] Collection of Menus and ephemera William R. Herod, President of International General Electric Company

350.00

William R. Herod, President of International General Electric Company (1945-1960). An account of who's who in the world of international business and politics is told through these lunches, dinners, and galas. W.R. Herod presided over International General Electric Company after the W.W.II through the 1950's and retired in 1960. Herod had been president of United China Relief, chairman of the division of engineering of the University Council at Yale, president of the Spanish America Institute, a director of Asia House and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 21 menus, spanning the early 1950's to 1960. Menus honoring: corporate Bank of Iran, Charles de Gaulle, TWA, president of Uruguay, Ambassador of Chile, President of Ireland, King Hussein of Jordan, Prince Don Juan Carlos of Spain, National Bank of Egypt, King of Thailand, Queen Elizabeth II, Brazilian Ambassador, Prime Minister of Japan, President of Brazil, etc. Large format black and white photo of Herod and John D. Rockefeller and postcard. Some menus signed by attendees. [1389]        $350.00

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