Land, Emory Scott

Biography: 

(1889–1971), Adm., chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair (1932–37),
asst. chief, Bureau of Aeronautics, Dept. of Navy (1937–38); commander, U.S. Maritime Commission; chairman, Maritime Commission (1938–46); active in planning govt. response in Bethlehem Steel and Shipbuilding Corporation–Sparrows Point case (1943); FEPC complaints against maritime unions referred to him (1944); as chairman of WSA, refused (1945), despite NAACP protests, to reinstate Frank Pollatsek, dismissed for pro-
moting social equality through nonsegregation of crews.