LABOR: Plant Elections

"General Motors," which means something as near as the newest car on the streets, as far away as a corporation, is the biggest maker of automobiles in the world. It is also a part of U.S. life.

General Motors Corp. is, among other men and things: 386,000 stockholders, who drew $159,497,902 in 1939 dividends (from $1,376,828,337 in net sales); lively, wiry Board Chairman Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr., whose 750,000 shares paid him $2,875,000 (in 1937); four Du Ponts—Henry B., Henry F., Lammot, Pierre—who dominate the board; 220,434 workers in no plants, 14 States...

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