Business: Personnel: Sep. 21, 1931

The following were news last week: Mustachioed, European-educated James Edward Taussig resigned unexpectedly from the presidency of Wabash Railroad and a subsidiary company to devote himself to personal affairs. For a time he will continue to advise; he remains a director. His resignation follows a move to acquire control of Wabash by Pennsylvania, which followed acquisition of Chicago 6 Alton, Wabash competitor, by B. & O. Presidency of Vabash will be added to the duties of William Henry Williams, board chairman of Wabash since 1915.

L. Ames Brown, handsome Southern newsman, resigned as president...

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