AVIATION: A General's Return

An old face in aviation returned to a new job last week. Twangy, folksy Cyrus Rowlett Smith, 45, who left American Airlines three years ago to help establish the Air Transport Command, settled himself into the newly created job of chairman of the board of American. Vice President Ralph Shepard Damon, who has done the big share of running the line in "C.R.'s" absence, moved up to the presidency to take the place of retiring Insurance Man Alexander Nesbit Kemp.

In the three years he was away. C.R. made a fair share of...

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