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Two days after Rist's departure, Daniel Crena de Iongh, World Bank Group Treasurer, will also travel to Europe.

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Bank Research Director Leonard Rist travels to London, Paris, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and other European centers to discuss development research issues with bankers and government officials. Two days after Rist's departure, Daniel Crena de Iongh, World Bank Group Treasurer, will also travel to Europe for several weeks to confer with bankers, government officials and prospective appointees to the Bank's staff. While in Paris, Crena de Iongh will meet with French officials to discuss technical details regarding the loan to France that had been approved by the Bank earlier in the month.

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Leonard Rist, Director of the Economics Department (1891117; Credit: The World Bank); press release announcing the Bank's mission to visit Europe (1868291).
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Leonard Rist, Director of the Economics Department (1891117; Credit: The World Bank); press release announcing the Bank's mission to visit Europe (1868291).

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International Bank Notes, Vol. 3, No. 15
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 3, No. 15
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Document date: Aug. 1, 1949
Biography of Leonard Rist, titled "Who's Who In the Bank: Leonard B. Rist", is on page 3.
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55
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Press release -- Bank mission to visit Europe
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Press release -- Bank mission to visit Europe
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May 21, 1947
The press release lists the destination of the Bank mission: London, Paris, Holland, Switzerland, and other European centers (1868291).

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Leonard Rist
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Leonard Rist
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Undated
Before Leonard Rist became the Director of the Economics Department, he was the Alternate Executive Director for France (1891117, Credit: The World Bank).

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