THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Sep. 14, 1931

President Hoover last week made his list of Big Names bigger. To his Organization for Unemployment relief under Generalissimo Walter Sherman Gifford, he added 19 important persons, brought the total to 84. Among those appointed last week were: James Rudolph Garfield, son of the 20th U. S. President; Col. Leonard Porter Ayres, Cleveland economist; Harry A. Wheeler, Chicago banker; Carl Raymond Gray, Union Pacific president; Stuart Cramer, North Carolina textile tycoon; W. H. Maytag, Iowa washing machine maker, and John Walter Drake, Detroit motormaker.

¶ California, Michigan, Illinois. Connecticut, New York and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!