THE CABINET: West for Work

It was an unexpected appointment but unsensational. It was so purely personal and political, that it was uninteresting. Yet it seemed adequate. President Coolidge himself had pointed out that the Department of the Interior is so well staffed and organized that it scarcely would need a chief to replace Dr. Hubert Work for the balance of the Coolidge administration.

So Roy Owen West of Illinois became Secretary of the Interior without reasonable doubt that the Senate would confirm him when it meets. Aged 60, circumspect, alert, "regular" pince-nezzed, he had done well as...

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