New Faces

The new Congress will be shy a few of its predecessor's most flamboyant citizens (Ham Fish, "Cotton Ed" Smith, Gerald Nye, etc.). But it will have its own intriguing collection of new faces. Among them:

Cowboy. Idaho's next Senator is Glenn Hearst Taylor, 40, who won in his third try for office. The first time (1940), Cowboy Glenn toured the state with a blaring sound truck, lost. Second time (1942), he crooned and strummed his way around on a big black horse named "Nig," lost again. This year, after working in a San...

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