¶ Arthur B. Langlie, 56, G.O.P. convention keynoter in 1956, became president of McCall Corp.. succeeding Marvin Pierce, 63, who was made chairman of the board. Langlie, who served an unprecedented three terms as Washington governor (1940, 1948. 1952) and was defeated last November for the U.S. Senate, was picked for McCall's by California Financier Norton Simon (Ohio Match Co., Hunt Foods, Harbor Plywood), who began buying McCall stock in 1954 and now commands a controlling 35%. New Publisher Langlie was also elected as ninth pro-Simon director on the 17-man board.

¶ Francis A. Johnson, 48, vice president of Endicott...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!