Business & Finance: Doheny

Edward L. Doheny must realize that American politics as well as placer mining, is a fickle pursuit. Four years ago he contributed $75,000 to the Democratic national campaign, was Second Vice President of the Democratic Central Committee of California, and was known as the "Boss of the Southwest." He had in his employ four retiring or retired members of Wilson's Cabinet: W. G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury; Thomas W. Gregory, Attorney General; Franklin K. Lane, Secretary of the Interior; and Lindley M. Garrison, Secretary of War. California politicians even urged his nomination...

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