THE CONGRESS: Ax for Chip?

Ax for Chip

Lawrence Wood Robert Jr. was a Monticello, Ga. boy who studied at Georgia Tech, became a construction engineer. Always known as "Chip" Robert (because his father was "Wood" Robert), he set up his own firm in 1917, devoted himself to the task of industrializing the South. In the 23 years since then, Robert & Co. has done over $500,000,000 worth of business, designing textile mills and schools, putting up public buildings.

In 1924 Chip Robert met Franklin Roosevelt at Warm Springs, Ga. In 1932, Chip Robert met Jim Farley at the Dem ocratic Convention in Chicago. In 1933,...

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