PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Jun. 27, 1955

General Matthew B. Ridgway, 60, retiring Army Chief of Staff, was elected chairman of the board of trustees of Pittsburgh's Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, replacing Dr. Edward Weidlein, 67, who continues as president. Ridgeway, having thus turned down a bid to head Henry Kaiser's Argentine operations (TIME, May 2), will coordinate and direct policy of the nonprofit research organization, founded in 1913 by Banker-Industrialists Andrew and Richard B. Mellon, to work with industry in seeking "through . . . research in science . . . results that are of advantage to...

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