Business: Departure of the Native

As hard a job as anyone could ask from 1929 to 1934 was being New York State Banking Superintendent. Not only were the finances of the world tottering as never before but the office's morale and reputation had been shattered because the previous incumbent, Frank H. Warder, had been convicted of accepting a $10,000 bribe. Sitting in the saddle of this banking bronco, however, was brisk, hard-working Joseph A. Broderick. He did his job well enough so that when he was indicted on charges of neglect of duty in connection with the failure...

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