Foreign News: George VI Honors

Strike-badgered General Motors scarcely had time to notice this week that a Scottish member of its board, hearty Sir Harry Duncan McGowan, was raised to the peerage as a Baron by His Majesty King George VI, who released last week his first Honors List. Sir Harry, easily the biggest Briton on the list, was knighted in 1918 for putting through efficient mergers of munitions firms. He has long been rated "the highest salaried industrialist in Great Britain," a key figure in Rearmament today, and is Board Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.

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