Ramspeck, The Whip

Thirteen years a Congressman, Georgia's serious, bespectacled Robert Ramspeck has sweated hard and long for civil service and fair labor legislation. Through it all he has been a loyal New Dealer. Last week, partly as a reward and partly because his chunky shoulders could take it, he got a bigger job. Beaming with pleasure, grey-shocked Majority Leader John W. McCormack tapped him to be Democratic whip, to succeed Pennsylvania's late Patrick J. Boland.

Curly-haired Pat Boland hardly ever talked in the House, worked quietly in the halls and cloakrooms which are the whip's domain. Fervent Bob Ramspeck has made many impassioned...

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