People, Oct. 26, 1931

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Ill lay: John McEntee Bowman, 56,

president of Bowman Biltmore Hotels Corp., in Manhattan, following an operation for gallstones; William Henry Meadowcroft, 78, longtime assistant and confidential secretary to the late Thomas Alva Edison (see p. 52), in West Orange, N. J.; Brand Whitlock, 62, onetime U. S. Ambassador to Belgium, in Brussels, of pleurisy; Charles A. Penn, 62, vice president of American Tobacco Co., in Manhattan, of a gall bladder complication contracted at Reidsville, N. C., whence he was removed...

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