Herbert S. Hadley, former Governor of Missouri, accepted the Chancellorship of Washington University, St. Louis. Stepping into the ranks of college presidents, he finds himself the only one who has held high political office in this country and the only one who was ever almost-President of the United States.
Who is Governor Hadley? Ten years ago every politically-minded schoolboy knew his name. Why? Because:
1) He was the first Republican to be elected Governor of Missouri since the Civil War.
2) He led the fight for Roosevelt on the floor...