PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Nov. 23, 1953

¶Harmon Whittington, 54, took over as president of Houston's Anderson, Clayton & Co., Inc., world's largest cotton merchants (1952 sales: $892,733,355), succeeding Lamar Fleming Jr., 61, who moved up to chairman. Whittington, who got into the cotton business because it seemed as if cotton buyers had to work only a few months of the year, started with Anderson, Clayton at 18 as a stenographer, rose to salesman, branched out into foreign operations, and has been executive vice president since 1945. ¶Frederick Russell Kappel, 51, took over as president of Western Electric Co. Inc., American Telephone & Telegraph's manufacturing and...

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