Keeshin Air Freight?

The Civil Aeronautics Board, already choked with applications for new flying routes from U.S. airlines, last week disclosed that twelve land lines (truckers, bus operators and railroads) had also asked for permission to muscle into the airfreight business. The biggest: Chicago's fabulous Keeshin Freight Lines Inc.

Keeshin's tough-as-nails President John Louis Keeshin started out (in 1913) with one horse and wagon, wound up (in 1936) as the No. 1 U.S. trucker. By that time Jack Keeshin had the potent help of John Hertz, Lehman Bros, partner and Yellow Cab Co. founder, and of Hertz's tough right-hand man Daniel G. Arnstein...

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