Business: Apparent Beliefs

Congressman Gardner Robert Withrow of Wisconsin is a fourth cousin of Abraham Lincoln. Son of a Mississippi steamboat captain, he was born in La Crosse, Wis., 45 years ago, went to work after high school as a fireman for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. Nineteen years later he had risen to be a conductor, got into the Wisconsin Legislature with the support of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Next he acted as the Brotherhood's lobbyist in Madison, Wis. Then in 1930 he went to Congress as a Republican.

Now officially listed a Progressive,...

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