Additions to Hooverism included:
Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr., president of General Motors Corp. Reason: "As stockholders in the United States, have we not received excellent dividends in the way of reduced taxes, quite general prosperity? Why, then, is a change logical?" Mr. Sloan admitted that "observance of prohibition laws is far from satisfactory," but he is "thoroughly convinced that prohibition has increased our national efficiency."
Gifford Pinchot, independent Pennsylvania Republican, onetime (1923-27) Governor. Reason: Prohibition.
George W. Lane of Chicago, brother of the late Franklin K. Lane, President Wilson's Secretary of the Interior. Reason: "Superior qualifications."
James Cash Penney, chain stores, Florida Democrat....