Uncle Dan Steps Up

Granite-willed, softhearted, old (80) "Uncle Dan" Willard last week made good a ten-year threat. He resigned as $60,000-a-year President of B. & O., stepped up to a less active chairmanship, turned over the throttle to Western Union's Roy Barton White. Oldest R.R. president in the U.S., he had headed B. & 0. for 31 years, was the last link between the days of Harriman-Hill-Gould and the regulation-cramped ICC. But spry Uncle Dan hated to knock off. Said he: "I wish I were only 60 and could keep on. I love it."

He got...

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