Glamor for Standard

The rarefied air of high office in U.S. industry has often been considered too thin for women to stand. Last week, the staid old Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey) broke this antifeminine taboo. Into two of its five executive posts of assistant secretary it raised two ex-stenographers: brown-eyed, brown-haired Miss Muriel E. Reynolds, 42, and small (5 ft. i in.) Mrs. Margery M. Porter, also 42, who wears her brown hair in a feather cut. They are the first women ever to become corporate officers in mighty Standard.

Standard's prettiest executives have both been...

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