Business & Finance: Tacks & Bottle Caps

Kermit Roosevelt, 44, able second son of the late great Theodore and founder-president of Roosevelt Steamship Co., was elected a director of Atlas Tack Corp. Elected at the same time was John Sargent, partner of President Roosevelt's eldest son James in the Lawson Insurance Agency of Boston.

Early this year when Atlas Tack was kicking around the New York Stock Exchange between $1.50 and $2 a share, a group including Frank Aloysius Tichenor, publisher of Alfred Emanuel Smith's New Outlook, Francis Dawson Gallatin, Manhattan lawyer, George Woodruff, treasurer of A Century of Progress,...

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