POLITICAL NOTE: Jimmy Gets It

For six years insurance circles have gossiped about the selling exploits of James Roosevelt: how, after his father's nomination in 1932, the fortunes of his lanky eldest flowered like the lilies in paradise. This week a number of those anecdotes are told publicly in a story, "Jimmy's Got It" by Alva Johnston appearing in the anti-Roosevelt Saturday Evening Post.

Author Johnston says insurance men estimate Son James's income from his Boston insurance firm (Roosevelt & Sargent Inc.) between $250,000 and $2,000,000 per year, says he built it to that by "twisting" accounts...

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