THE ADMINISTRATION: New Man for Revenue

Appointed to succeed T. Coleman Andrews as Commissioner of Internal Revenue: Russell Chase Harrington, 65, for 15 years resident partner in the national accounting firm of Ernst and Ernst, with his office in Providence.

Harrington, a strapping public accountant who enjoys golf and fishing, quit the old Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1911 to start work as a truck driver for the Adams Express Co. He taught himself accounting in his spare time, and was good enough at it by 1917 to serve as a supervisor for the Army Ordnance cost accounting section in New York. In 1920 Harrington began his...

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