National Affairs: Ohio's Locher

Solid, serious, black-haired, middle-aged Lawyer Cyrus Locher of Cleveland, a Democrat, last week became Senator Locher of Ohio. Governor Donahey named him to fill the unexpired term of the late Frank Bartlette Willis, rapt last fortnight by cerebral hemorrhage (TIME, April 9). It was an appointment of the "political friend" variety. Senator Locher backed Governor Donahey's campaign against the Democratic state organization in 1922. The campaign was successful. Thereafter Lawyer Locher was one of those quietly powerful figures in politics—"adviser" to a major office holder. He held the official position of Director...

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