THE PRESIDENCY: Place for a Friend

The Drought, washed slowly out of the news by widespread rains, gave President Hoover last week a chance to bring from California to Washington his good friend Henry Mauris Robinson, put him to work for the Government. Mr. Robinson, board chairman of First National Bank of Los Angeles, has been "mentioned" for more different jobs under the Hoover Administration than any other friend of the President. He was violently speculated upon for almost every post in the Cabinet before inauguration. Each time President Hoover named a new commission, Mr. Robinson's name bobbed...

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