PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Aug. 13, 1956

¶ Edward George Fox, 55, for four years the hard-coal industry's chief negotiator with the United Mine Workers, was named head of the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association, soft coal's biggest spokesman. He succeeds Harry Morgan Moses, who died last April 1 after helping give soft coal five years of labor peace through man-to-man bargaining with his lifelong friend, John L. Lewis. A Pennsylvania banker's son, big (6 ft. 196 Ibs.) Ed

Fox went into the mines during high-school vacations, studied mining engineering at Penn State ('24). After graduation, he went back to the pits, by 1936 worked up from assistant foreman...

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