PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Sep. 10, 1956

¶ Avery C. (for Comfort) Adams, 58, moved up from president and chief executive of the nation's 13th-ranking steel company, Pittsburgh Steel (ingot capacity: 1.3 million tons), to the presidency of the fourth largest, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. (ingot capacity: 6.2 million tons). Yaleman Adams, a slender six-footer, started as an open-hearth laborer in 1919 at the old Trumbull Steel Co., where he worked up to assistant general sales manager. Later, he held vice-presidencies with Inland Steel Co., U.S. Steel Corp., Portsmouth Steel Corp., Detroit Steel Corp. Adams caught the fancy of Jones & Laughlin's Chairman Ben Moreell,...

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