HOUSING: Switch at the Top

To boss the Government's Housing and Home Finance Agency, President Eisenhower last week chose a man tailor-made for the job. He is Norman P. Mason, 62, head of the Federal Housing Administration and the Government's No. 2 housing man. As a replacement for Albert M. Cole, 57, who is resigning to take a big job with a Reynolds Metals Co. subsidiary, Administrator Mason moves into the top job with plenty of experience behind him. A onetime Chelmsford, Mass, lumber dealer, Mason went to the FHA in 1954 when it was reeling from the windfall profits scandals, promised that "we're...

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