President of the Automobile Club of America

Dave Hennen Morris (left), president of the Automobile Club of America, donned a thick fur coat, gloves and Siberian-style cap as he approached the grandstand. Morris married Alice Vanderbilt Shepard, the sister of the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Racer Elliot Shepard Jr. and a cousin of Willie K. From 1933 to 1937, he was US Ambassador to Belgium and Envoy to Luxembourg.