Press: Aylesworth's Reward

Ever since his beginnings in a Cedar Rapids parsonage, Merlin Hall Aylesworth has been a salesman. Out of University of Denver Law School, he exercised his powers of persuasion so effectively that he became an almost miraculous collector of bad bills for doctors. Soon he sold himself for the job of chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. In four years he was an executive of the Utah Power & Light Co. He sold electricity so suavely that in 1919 he was made managing director of National Electric Light Association, powerful utilities...

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