National Affairs: THE NEW G.O.P. CHAIRMAN

Elected unanimously last week as chairman of the Republican National Committee: LEONARD WOOD (LEN) HALL. 52, lawyer.

Family & Early Years: Born at Oyster Bay, N.Y. near Theodore Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill estate, and reared in Republicanism. His father, Franklyn H. Hall, was Roosevelt's coachman and rose to be White House librarian. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt suggested to Hall's parents that they name their son for her husband's friend and old commanding officer, General Leonard Wood.

Legal Career: Graduated from the Georgetown University law school in 1920. In 1939, he joined in forming the firm of...

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