PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Jan. 23, 1956

¶ Robert Walter Minor, 36, was nominated for membership on the eleven-man Interstate Commerce Commission, the youngest man ever named to the oldest regulatory body in the U.S. Government.

A native Ohioan and Big Man on Campus (Ohio State), Minor came to ICC by a remarkably circuitous route. He worked summer vacations as an entertainer in New York's borscht circuit, later spent a year touring 40 states with a Major Bowes unit as part of a three-man comedy act called The Micro Maniacs. Drafted into the Army in 1942, Minor rose to...

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