PERSONNEL: Promotions

¶ J. Sayles Leach, 61, stepped up from executive vice president to president of the Texas Co., succeeding Harry T. Klein, 66, who was boosted to a newly created post, chairman of the executive committee. W.S.S. Rodgers will continue as board chairman. After graduating from Baylor University in 1915, Leach came to Texas Co. as a bookkeeper in the Dallas sales office, moved into the sales department and in 1938 was named a vice president.

¶ Mutual Broadcasting System's Board Chairman Thomas F. O'Neil, who is also a vice president of General Tire & Rubber Co., took over Mutual's presidency...

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