Science: No. 1 Amateur

Gustavus Wynne Cook of Philadelphia furnishes a shining example of what a rich businessman can do with his hobbies. On his estate in the Philadelphia suburbs he has the world's most elaborate private astronomical observatory. His 28½-in. telescope, installed in 1932, is the most powerful possessed by an amateur. He has been privileged to call himself "Dr." Cook since last June when the University of Pennsylvania made him Doctor of Science. Gustavus Wynne Cook is president of South Chester Tube Co. and of South Chester Terminal & Warehousing Co., director of a...

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