Business: Stinson to Cord

Edward Anderson ("Eddie") Stinson. flyer and plane manufacturer, and Errett Lobban ("E. L.") Cord, motor car manufacturer, celebrated their 35th birthdays nine days apart last July. Both have achieved large business success in their fields. But last week Mr. Stinson acknowledged Mr. Cord to be the greater executive. He did that by recommending that stockholders in his Stinson Aircraft Corp. sell out to the Cord Corp., by stating explicitly: "E. L. Cord has been one of the outstanding figures in the automotive industry during the past five years. ... He now intends to...

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