PENNSYLVANIA: Partner Up; Revision Down

WillB Hadley of Philadelphia was a shy master of municipal finance when he picked up a flamboyant jack-of-all-political-trades named Samuel Davis Wilson to dramatize him for political purposes. After Philadelphia's late Republican Boss Vare refused them nominations for City Treasurer and Controller respectively in 1933, Political Partners Hadley and Wilson helped junk the Republican machine by winning their jobs on the Democratic-Town Meeting (Fusion) ticket. This year their friendship turned to bitter rivalry when each one decided to go after the Republican nomination for...

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