U.S. Business: Personalities: Sep. 27, 1963

THE chairman of Sheraton Corp., which operates more hotels and motels (87) than any other chain, is a sometime composer of "popular tunes" (Just for You, Come with Me), who is "afraid that I haven't rivaled Irving Berlin." Ernest Henderson, 66, is better at the sort of tune he sang last week when he announced that Boston-based Sheraton expects to be in the black this year after suffering the first loss in its 26-year history in fiscal 1963. Gentle and somewhat shy in appearance, Henderson is actually a nail-hard and penny-conscious executive who goes about flipping off lights and mercilessly fires...

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