Milestones, Sep. 28, 1942

Birthday. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson, 75; oldest member of the Cabinet (next oldest: Cordell Hull, 70; Frank Knox, Jesse Jones and Harold Ickes, all 68). He spent the day hard at work in Washington, where he had been Secretary of War under Taft, 1911-13; Secretary of State under Hoover, 1929-33.

Married. Mildred King, youngest of the six daughters of Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief of the U.S. Fleet; and Army Air Forces Captain James Oliver McReynolds, son of a Los Angeles doctor; in Washington. She is the fifth of the...

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