Chief Judge Albert Conway of the Court of Appeals administers the oath of office to the incoming Secretary of State, Carmine G. DeSapio, 1955. Governor W. Averell Harriman is to the left.
DeSapio, the head of the politically powerful Tammany Hall, served as Secretary of State from 1955-1959.
January 2 1955
New York State Archives. New York (State). Governor. Public information photographs, 1910-1992, 2006-2008. Series 13703-08, Box 1, Folder 19, No. 10425.
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