Business: Salaries

Released by the House Ways & Means Committee last week were the names of all U. S. citizens with salaries over $15.000 in 1936. In 1935 William Randolph Hearst was tops with $500,000 (TIME, Jan. 18). Last week he was unmentioned and No. i position went to Chairman Alfred P. Sloan Jr. of General Motors Corp. with $561,311. Others:

William S. Knudsen (General Motors) $459,878; Actor Gary Cooper $370.214; Actor Ronald Colman $362,500; Actress Claudette Colbert $350.833; Thomas J. Watson (International Business Machines) $342.008; Spyros Skouras (theatres) $341.009; Actress Mae West $323,333; Vincent...

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