National Affairs: WHO'S WHO IN THE GOP: STASSEN

Before the Philadelphia convention next June, a major job of the nation's voters will be to absorb, weigh, and compare the records in the Republican Who's Who of presidential candidates. Herewith, in the fourth-of a series, TIME publishes the condensed biography and political record of Minnesota's Harold Edward Stassen.

Vital Statistics. Age: 41 (born April 13, 1907, on a 40-acre truck farm in West St. Paul, Minn.). Ancestry: his father, William Andrew Stassen, was the son of Norwegian and Czech immigrants; his mother, Elsie Emma Mueller, was born in Germany, came to the U.S....

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