Executives: Leading the League

When asked to name the fastest rising Negro businessman in the U.S., many Negro leaders answer as quickly as they can say Jackie Robinson. The former Brooklyn baseball demigod, now greying and widening at 47, holds high executive positions in a bank, an insurance company and a professional football team, also earns money as a popular speaker at Jewish community centers (usual subject: how minority groups can help each other) and as an accomplished political aide.

All this means lots of jack for Jack. He lives in a $75,000 house in Stamford, Conn., with his wife, who is an assistant...

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