PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, may 3, 1954

¶ Clem D. Johnston, 58, self-styled "typical small businessman," was elected president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to succeed Richard L. Bowditch. Owner of six wholesale groceries, a public warehouse and a 450-acre cattle farm near Roanoke, Va., Johnston has been an active member of the Chamber for 22 years and a business consultant to the RFC, the Navy, the OPA and the OEM. Johnston feels that there may be a slight increase in the number of small business failures, but he hopes that "we won't turn into a nation of economic hypochondriacs and go running to the...

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