The Texas Ranger

Bouncing into Washington a fortnight ago went a slight Texan with a toothy smile. By the time he had left, a few days later, Leo Francis Corrigan had made an agreement with the Government to buy $43,600,000 in federal housing projects, the biggest deal of its kind on record.

Corrigan will take over from the Federal Government's Defense Homes Corp. two of the nation's big wartime housing developments: Fairlington, across the Potomac in Virginia, with 3,439 apartment units; McLean Gardens, on the site of the old Evalyn Walsh (Hope Diamond) McLean estate,...

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