A minor upheaval in the Foreign Service—the result of George Marshall's determination to weed out the aged, the sick and the weary—sent half a dozen more State Department careerists careering off to new ambassadorial posts last week. The most noteworthy appointment was the Ambassador to the new embassy in the chrysaloid nation of India: 65-year-old Henry F. Grady of San Francisco, rotund president of the American President Lines.

Grady is no newcomer to Government service. A native San Franciscan, he started out as an educator and gravitated between lecture room and trade commissions. He helped write the reciprocal trade program...

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