This Day In History: 1943-01-21
The first meeting of the Executive Committee of the newly formed Community War Service Division of the Local Defense Council was held at the home of Mrs. Howard MacPherson. Charles Piumb, Chairman presided. The various chairmen reported on the work of their sub-committees. Of particular interest was the collection of 8,000 lbs of scrap metal from farmers in the Masonicus by the Salvage Committee, the continuous availability of the Housing and Fair Rent Chairman, Thomas Doyle, and a series of lectures being given in Hackensack attended by the Child Care Committee of which Mildred MacPherson was Chairman.