TENNESSEE: City & County Crowd

Last June the Democratic National Committeeman from Tennessee, Edward Hull Crump of Memphis, failed to attend the Democratic National Convention. Soon thereafter Tennessee's senior Senator, bumbling old Kenneth McKellar, hotfooted it to Memphis to see Boss Crump, conferred for a week with one of the South's most remarkable politicians.

More than 20 years ago Mr. Crump was Mayor of Memphis. In 1930 he was elected to Congress, served two quiet, unpretentious terms, gracefully retired. Now a jaunty, strapping six-footer of 60 with an unruly shock of hair, he controls all offices in Tennessee's...

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