PERSONNEL: Schedule Change at the Pennsy

After the Pennsylvania Railroad's board of directors finished its regular meeting last week in Philadelphia, a telephone call went through to summon Allen J. Greenough, 54, vice president in charge of transportation and maintenance. Walking into the president's office, Greenough was hit with the biggest surprise of his career: he had just been named president of the Pennsy, jumping over the heads of other officers who had hoped to get the job.

The new post put Greenough in line as heir to James M. Symes, who moved up from president to chairman and...

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