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Walter B. Wriston and President Gerald R. Ford during 1974-1977

1971 January 1 Trustee of the Council of the Americas
  March Joins New York Money Market General Committee
  March 24 Becomes Sponsor of Ralph Sockman Memorial Project of the Japan International Christian University Foundation, Inc.
  June 5 Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award, Wesleyan University Alumni Association
1972   Henry Merritt Wriston Faculty Fellowship established at Brown University
  January 1 Member - The Business Council (Member of Liaison Committee with White House and Office of Management and Budget as of 1/27/72)
  March 15 Member - Board of Directors, Economic Development Council of New York City Chairman of Executive Committee (1972-1979), Executive Committee Member until 9/1/84
  May 2 Chairs The Earl Warren Legal Training Program Dinner
  May 15 Becomes Director of the United Way of Tri-State (Chairman 5/16/79 - 6/11/80)
  June 3 Receives "Businessman of the Year Award", St. John's University
  June 6 Receives Honorary LL.D. - Columbia University
  September 26 Joins Victory '72 Dinner Committee headed by Bunny Lasker
  October 18 Chairs the National Conference of Christians & Jews Dinner
  October 24 Visiting Committee Member, Harvard University Graduate School of Bus. Admin. (until 6/30/78)
1973 January 11 Labor Management Advisory Committee under George P. Shultz
  January 12 Joins Second Panel Sheriff's Jury Member (until 12/31/79)
  April Trustee of The Rand Corporation (until 4/14/83)
  April 5 Joins President Nixon's National Commission for Industrial Peace (until 5/9/74)
  April 10 Granted Top Secret Clearance by DISCO as Rand Corporation Trustee, Santa Monica, CA
  August 21 Joins Advisory Committee on the International Monetary System (until 9/1/84)
  October 4 Becomes President - New York Clearing House Association
1974   Becomes Chairman of the Program Committee - Reserve City Bankers
  January 16 Joins the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
  January 21 Joins Mayor Beame's Council on Economic and Business Advisers (until 12/31/77)
  April 2 Receives Honorary D.C.S. - Pace University (Commercial Science)
  April 2 Receives "Man in Management Award," Pace University
  April 9 Becomes Director of the Association of Reserve Bankers (until 4/77)
  May 29 Receives C. Walter Nichols Award, New York University
  June 2 Receives Honorary D.C.S. - St. John's University
  June 17 Policy Committee Member, The Business Roundtable (Planning Committee 9/6/77, Co-Chairman 6/9/80-6/84)
  June 20 Joins Advisory Committee - President Nixon's Project Independence
  September 30 President Ford's White House Labor-Management Committee (until the end of 1976, continued unofficially until 9/1/84)
  November 4 Chairs the Anti-Defamation League Americanism Dinner
  December 2 Receives Eagle Scout National Award, National Eagle Scout Association