Business: Twin of Prosperity

Last week Tri-Utilities Corp., a $400,000,000 holding company for public utilities, went into "friendly receivership." Big as it was, great as is its fall, it was a young company built by a young man. On March 4, 1929, while bands and flags and soldiers led Herbert Hoover to his oath of office, young George Lewis Ohrstrom, 35 then, was interested in a less publicized matter. On that historic day he was occupied with incorporation details at Wilmington, Del. Birthday of Hoover Prosperity, it was also birthday of Mr.

Ohrstrom's big utility.* Both died...

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