National Affairs: Reporter's Birthday

The average age of U. S. Senators is about 56. They are younger, sprier, more active than members of the British House of Lords. The oldest Senator, 79, is Massachusetts's Frederick Huntington Gillett. Older than any Senator, with a far longer period of continuous Senate sendee, is Theodore F. Shuey, for 61 years a short-hand reporter of Senate debates. Last week Reporter Shuey, small, wiry, was 85. The Senate laid aside the Tariff Bill long enough to congratulate him on his great age and his still great ability as a stenographer. As it...

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