PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Apr. 25, 1955

¶J. Sinclair Armstrong, 39, a Chicago corporation lawyer before he became a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1953. was named chairman of the SEC by President Eisenhower. Armstrong, a Harvard graduate ('38), got his law degree there in '41 and served as a Navy lawyer during World War II. He replaces Ralph H. Demmler, 50, chairman since 1953, who is returning to a private law practice in Pittsburgh. Andrew D. Orrick, 37, regional administrator of the SEC's San Francisco office, was nominated to fill the commission vacancy caused by Demmler's retirement and Armstrong's promotion. ¶Brigadier General Kenneth...

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