Business & Finance: Personnel: Nov. 23, 1931

Patrick Edward ("Pull-Eighty-Cars") Crowley, resigned as president of New York Central lines, will be succeeded by Frederic Ely Williamson, president of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, who will be succeeded by Ralph Budd, president of Great Northern Railway. This triple play among major railroads spelled the end of Mr. Crowley's leadership of Central, although he still remained a director. Ill health was given as the cause but Wall Street whispered that "Pat" Crowley had lost his fight with Central's bankers over Pennsylvania Railroad's desire for Nickel...

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