OHIO: Bob's Brother

Like his older brother Bob, Charles P. Taft is a leading citizen of Cincinnati and a Republican. As both, he is a member of Cincinnati's city council—which controls the city administration.

Last week the city council met to choose a new mayor from among its own members. There was little doubt that the job would go to a Democrat named Albert D. Cash. Cincinnati had not had a Democratic mayor for 35 years, but Bob Taft's powerful Republican machine had slipped a cog in November. Of nine council seats, it had won only four. The rest had been won by a...

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