Business & Finance: Weber Withdraws

Complaint is sometimes made that the titans have departed from U. S. Business. But for the past 15 years Business has had at its core & centre the legendary equal of any of the 19th Century mythmen—Orlando Weber. Last week, without ever having found out much about him, U. S. Business lost him.

Having in ten short years made Allied Chemical & Dye Corp. into the most successful chemical company in the U. S., Orlando Weber planned to retire in 1929. The Depression came. When he quit last week he could proudly point to...

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