PERSONALITY: Personality

(Since the famous trial of the eleven top U.S. Communists in 1949, over which he presided, Judge Medina has been much in the public eye. His personal appearances, to receive an honorary degree, make a speech or grace a platform, have kept him there. He is still having to hold his temper in check during the Government's antitrust suit against 17 investment banking houses, now in its 14th month.—ED.)

HAROLD RAYMOND MEDINA was born in 1888 in Brooklyn.

His father came from Mexico, where his forebears had been Spanish conquistadors, established in New...

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