REPUBLICANS: New Moneyman

G.O.P. National Chairman C. (for Charles) Wesley Roberts, who hails from Kansas, last week reached back to the Midwest for a new finance chairman of the Republican National Committee. To succeed Massachusetts' Sinclair Weeks, who resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Roberts picked F. (for Frank) Peavey Heffelfinger, 55, millionaire Minneapolis grain man. Lean, hardworking Peavey Heffelfinger† is executive vice president of F. H. Peavey & Co., an old (79 years), conservative, family-owned firm which operates elevators, grain trucks, flour and feed mills. As plain as an old shoe in dress, mannerisms, and the way...

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