Business: G. M. C.'s Chair

The directors of General Motors Corp. last week accepted the resignation of one member of the du Pont family as their chairman and straightway elected his brother in his stead. Outgoing was brother Pierre; incoming was brother Lammot. The directors also heard President Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. report estimated 1928 earning of $276,468,108, an increase of some $41,000,000 over 1927.

Brother Pierre. A senior and most revered du Pont is Pierre Samuel du Pont—broad, thick chin; gleaming forehead; ready smile. He is a Wet. About six months...

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