RELIEF: Snootiest People

A nice plump young man with a booming voice, a repetitive tongue and a Southern accent is George E. Allen, one of the three Commissioners of the District of Columbia. He was born in Booneville, Miss. His good friend, Senator Pat Harrison, got him his job. Long a hotelman, he became vice president and general manager of the Wardman Real Estate Properties, Inc. in Washington in 1928.

When George Allen was appointed Commissioner of the District of Columbia by President Roosevelt he had the reputation of being closer to more Senators than...

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