Business: A New Partner

Russell C. Leffingwell, a member of the law firm of Cravath, Henderson, Leffingwell & de Gersdorff, was admitted as a partner to the firm of J. P. Morgan & Co. Mr. Leffingwell, born in New York City in 1878, after graduation from Yale took a law course at Columbia. In 1902 he began his law practice, joining in that year the firm which he has just left.

During 1917-1920 Mr. Leffingwell served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, and was entrusted by Secretary McAdoo with much of the task of floating the Liberty...

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