People: People, Jul. 21, 1941

War & Defense

London gave its whoppingest luncheon reception of the war to Commentator Raymond Gram Swing, visiting lion of the hour. Cost: about $2,000. Among those present: 18 cabinet members. Rare gastronomical tributes: chicken, fresh asparagus, white wine, aged French brandy. ∙∙ Aluminum Multimillionaire Paul Mellon, 34, son of the late Andrew W. Mellon, volunteered for Army service to beat draft deferment because of his age, asked assignment to the cavalry. ∙∙ Ex-Ambassador Joe Kennedy's son, Joe Jr., 25, reported for Navy training as a flying cadet at Squantum, Mass, ∙∙ John T. Dorrance Jr., Campbell Soup heir, who has been...

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