AERONAUTICS: Lindbergh's Jobs

Especially after his engagement to Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow's daughter Anne (TIME, Feb. 25), the rumor grew that President-Elect Hoover would give Col. Charles Augustus Lindbergh a sub-Cabinet job. The rumor vexed Mr. Hoover. Perhaps that was a reason for Col. Lindbergh's unexpected appointment last week by Secretary Whiting to be technical adviser to the aeronautical branch of the Department of Commerce.

It will not be a regular job. Whenever the Secretary of Commerce or his Assistant Secretary for Aeronautics may want Lindberghian advice on air regulations, airway extensions and equipment, airport construction,...

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