PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Jan. 11, 1954

> Engineer William A. Pearl, 60, head of the State College of Washington's engineering school, was named Bonneville Power Administrator to succeed Dr. Paul J. Raver, who resigned. Although Pearl has never mixed in the Northwest's public v. private power squabbles, the choice raised charges from public powerites that he was hand-picked by private powermen. Pearl insists he has no partisan interest in public v. private power disputes, though he supports development of the Snake River's Hell's Canyon by multiple private dams instead of one public dam. His reason: the multiple dams will produce more power in less time....

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