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PUBLIC LAW 88-000—MMMM. DD, 1963

77 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 88-11-APR. 23, 1963

Raymond Firestone, Akron, Ohio; Arnold Grant, New York, New York: Arthur Hanisch, Pasadena, California; Doctor John R. Heller, New York, New York; Mrs. Audrey Hess, New York, New York; Mrs. Anna Rosenberg Hoffman, New York, New York; Mrs. Trude Lash, New York, New York; Mrs. Mary Lasker, New York, New York; Herbert Lehman, New York, New York; Archibald MacLeish, Conway, Massachusetts; •Doctor Charles Mayo, Rochester, Minnesota; John J. McCloy, Washington, District of Columbia; George Meany, Washington, District of Columbia; Mrs. Agnes Meyer, Washington, District of Columbia; Walter P. Reuther, Detroit, Michigan; Dore Schary, New York, New York; Herman Steinkraus, Westport, Connecticut; and their successors are created and declared to be a body corporate in the District of Columbia by the name of the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the "corporation"), and by such name shall be known and have perpetual succession and the powers, limitations, and restrictions herein contained. coMriiE'noN or


SEC. 2. A majority of the persons named in the first section of this Act are hereby authorized to complete the organization of the corporation by the selection of officers and employees, the adoption of bylaws, not inconsistent with this Act, and the doing of such other acts as may be necessary for such purpose. PURPOSES OF CORPORATION

SEC. 3. The objects and purposes of the corporation shall be exclusively charitable and educational. I t shall devote itself to continuing certain major interests to which Eleanor Roosevelt dedicated lier life, to wit: the relief of the poor and distressed and the underprivileged; promotion of economic,welfare; the promotion of public health; and the furtherance of international good will. CORPOR^VTE P O W E R S

SEC. 4. The corporation shall have power— (1) to sue and be sued, complain and defend in any court of competent jurisdiction; (2) to adopt, use, and alter a corporate seal; (3) to choose such officers, managers, agents, and employees as the business of the corporation may from time to time require; (4) to adopt, amend, and alter its bylaws, not inconsistent with the laws of the United States or any State in which the corporation is to operate, for the management of its property and th6 regulation of its affairs; (5) to take by lease, gift, purchase, grant, devise, or bequest from any public body or agency or any private corporation, association, partnership, firm, or individual, and to hold absolutely or in trust for any of the purposes of the corporation any property, real, personal, or mixed, necessary or convenient for