Elections: Percy's Pace

From the moment last July when Chicago Businessman Charles Harting Percy, 44, announced that he would try for the Illinois Republican gubernatorial nomination, he ran as if he were pursued by a pack of bright young men and an angry board of directors. Years of high-speed climbing in corporate life had conditioned him well. At 23 he was a board member of Chicago's camera-making Bell & Howell Co., at 29 he was president, at 41 board chairman. As it turned out, Chuck Percy's pace was well suited to politics too. Last week he won the nomination for Governor going...

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