National Affairs: Chair Ladies

One of the least active House Committees is that on the Election of President, Vice President and Representatives in Congress. Its most significant chore this century was steering the Norris Lame Duck Amendment in 1932. One of the most active House Committees is that on Labor. Last fortnight a widow of 62, New Jersey's Mary Teresa Norton, succeeded to the chair of the Labor Committee and last week another widow of 62, New York's Caroline Goodwin O'Day, succeeded to the chair of the Election Committee.

New Jersey's Norton is a large, brown-eyed Roman Catholic,...

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