Business & Finance: Personnel: Jun. 8, 1931

The following were news last week:

William Aver ell Harriman, 40. banker (Brown Bros., Harriman & Co.), poloist, was elected chairman of Illinois Central Railroad's executive committee. This marks the first entrance of Mr. Harriman into railroad management although he was recently made a director of Union Pacific, In the affairs of both Union Pacific and Illinois Central Mr. Harriman's father, the late Edward Henry Harriman, was dominant. Union Pacific has a 25% interest in Illinois Central.

Matthew Chauncey Brush, head of American International Corp., resigned as chairman and a director of Barnsdall Corp,...

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