Business: Trans-Continental

About 25 years ago Cyrus Stephen Eaton's father-in-law introduced him to George Taylor Bishop, a Clevelander who had done well in utilities. Mr. Eaton was given a desk in the Bishop office. From that desk he rose to the great financial heights which made him one of the most powerful industrialists in the U. S. When he had to resign as chairman of Continental Shares, Inc. (TIME, May 4), his nephew, W. Russell Burwell, resigned as president. The new president is George Taylor Bishop, long a tutor, always a friend of Mr. Eaton.


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