Business: Tri-Continental

Jefferson Seligman is 72. He often brings flowers to the office and gives them to the other men who form the partnership of J. & W. Seligman & Co., the firm which his father and seven uncles founded 68 years ago. More serious minded than his fun-fond cousin is Henry Seligman, 74, whose son, Walter, 36, represents the third generation of the partnership. The principal partner, the Sage of Seligman, is Frederick Strauss, 70, a deeply cultured, aristocratic financier. He loves poetry and quotes it easily. Under the Strauss prestige, Seligman & Co....

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