Council of National Defense, Its Advisory Commission and Officers
We constructed this table as a preliminary step in documenting ties between the Illinois Vigilance Association, Vice Commission of the City of Chicago, the Chicago Committee of Fifteen, University of Chicago, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Social Hygiene Association, and the federal Council for National Defense and its Advisory Commission, especially the War Training Camp Activities Commission and the General Medical Board and its committees on Hygiene and Sanitation and Civilian Cooperation.Council of National Defense
Secretary of War, Newton D. Baker, (Chairman)
Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels
Secretary of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane
Secretary of Agriculture, David F. Houston
Secretary of Commerce, William C. Redfield
Secretary of Labor, William B. Wilson.
Advisory Commission of Council of National Defense
Daniel Willard, transportation and communication; President, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (Chairman)
Howard E. Coffin, munitions and manufacturing (including standardization) and industrial relations; Vice President, Hudson Motor Co.
Julius Rosenwald, supplies (including clothing), etc; President, Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Bernard M. Baruch, raw materials, minerals, and metals; Banker
Dr. Hollis Godfrey, engineering and education; President, Drexel Institute
Samuel Gompers, labor, including conservation of health and welfare of workers; President, American Federation of Labor
Dr. Franklin H. Martin, medicine and surgery, including general sanitation; Director-General, American College of Surgeons
Executive Office of Council and Advisory Commission
Walter S. Gifford, Director of Council and Advisory Commission
Grosvenor B. Clarkson, Secretary of Council and Advisory Commission
Curtice N. Hitchcock, Assistant Secretary of Council and Advisory Commission
Percy R. Pyne, 2d, Assistant to Director and Business Manager
Richard H. Williams, Jr., Everett L. Crawford, George F. Porter, Preston Davie, Waddill Catchings, Assistants to Director.
E. K. Ellsworth, Chief Clerk
Leonard P. Ayers, Statistician