Business: Personnel: May 20, 1935

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¶ No piddling political job is the office of New York State Superintendent of Insurance. Under his thumb are 800 insurance companies with $22,000,000,000 of assets, which is 80% of all U. S. insurance assets and a sum equal to the national debt when President Roosevelt entered the White House. Nor is the job a mere matter of making the companies toe the strict line of New York State's insurance laws—as Superintendent George Slingerland Van Schaick (pronounced Skoik) found out. For also under his supervision were the...

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