National Affairs: Overman's Successor

As it must to all men, Death came last week to Senator Lee Slater Overman of North Carolina (see p. 36). Almost from the graveside at Salisbury, Governor Gardner announced the appointment of Cameron ("Cam") Morrison, 61, of Charlotte to be the successor. When he was North Carolina's Governor (1921-24) red-faced, plumpish, tobacco-chewing (and spitting) Mr. Morrison received much credit, took more, for inaugurating the $150,000,000 program which gave his state the best hard-surfaced road system in the south. In the executive mansion at Raleigh his ten-year-old daughter by his first wife served...

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