Named last week for important posts in the Eisenhower Administration:

JOSEPH MORRELL DODGE, 62, to be Director of the Budget. Detroit's distinguished banker, a stubborn anti-inflationist, an adviser on postwar monetary problems in Germany and Japan, Dodge has been Dwight Eisenhower's personal budget "observer" in Washington (TIME, Dec. 1). As budget director, he will sit in at presidential Cabinet meetings, report directly to Eisenhower.

THRUSTON BALLARD MORTON, 45, to be an Assistant Secretary of State. Tall, husky (6 ft. 2 in., 184 Ibs.), and a youthful-looking hustler, Morton is a seventh-generation Kentuckian from...

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