PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Sep. 7, 1953

In his little Manhattan glue and plywood store, one day in 1921, Proprietor Lawrence Ottinger turned to a 20-year-old helper and said : "Tony, there's a great future in this business. It's barely starting, and you're right on the ground floor with me." On the boss's advice, young S. W. ("Tony") Antoville, a Columbia University student, gave up his plans to go to law school, kept his job in the store and insured his future. As the U.S. Plywood Corp. (TIME, Sept. 25, 1950), Lawrence Ottinger's little store became the biggest maker...

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