After 2½ months of manifestoes and loud demands for a voice in the country's mobilization councils, the United Labor Policy Committee chalked up an important victory. It got the right to name a slate of union officials to serve in defense agencies. According to George McGregor Harrison, president of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks and one of the highest paid officials (recently raised to $76,000) in the American labor movement, it was "very hard for labor to find a top man for one of these jobs." But labor managed. It found George M. Harrison.

And so George M. Harrison became...

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