Business: Father & Son

Frederick Thomas Bedford, 50, last week mourned the death of his father, Edward Thomas Bedford, 82. Between them there was deep family affection. Between them there was also the friendship which arises from long competition between men. For the late E. T. Bedford was president of Corn Products Refining Co. and his son was president of its smaller but potent rival, Penick & Ford Ltd., Inc.

The late Mr. Bedford lived in Westport, Conn., commuted five days a week to his Manhattan office. He had white chop whiskers like the late George F....

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