Personalities: Jan. 31, 1964

THE workday of Pet Milk President Theodore R. Gamble frequently begins at 5:30 a.m. in a duck blind near his St. Louis home, and he has been known to spend two hours shooting before he drives to the office. Even in a blind, Gamble follows his fetish for utilizing time; when no ducks appear, he runs through paperwork or reviews Pet's problems with invited aides. Such attention to time has carried bright, youthful (39) Ted Gamble a long way in a little bit of it. He abandoned a Wall Street career to help save 79-year-old Pet, which his grandfather founded....

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