Religion: Trustee

The stocky, white-haired, ruddy-faced gentleman who in 1926 began selling stock in Automotive Royalties Corp. had a good list of prospects. Most of them were old folks and clergymen who had subscribed to a series of books on dietetics written by one Eugene Christian. They liked ruddy-faced Clark W. Parker: he told them frankly that he had been born 69 years ago in a Michigan log cabin. His voice was impressive, his bearing dignified. He was a trustee of Manhattan's interdenominational Church of the Strangers. His corporation sounded good — motors and things....

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