Business: Chicagoland Power

James Simpson, a Scotsman from Glasgow, was shooting tigers near Bhopal, India, in 1932 when a cable from Chicago caught up with him. Big businessmen and bedraggled bankers begged him to hurry home and assume three basic posts in the ravaged Insull empire. Back to a dreary city in 14 days came James Simpson from India. He resigned as chairman of Marshall Field & Co., in which he holds more stock than even the Field estate, replaced Samuel Insull as chairman of Commonwealth Edison Co., Public Service Co. of Northern Illinois and Peoples Gas...

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