THE CABIINET: West Case

THE CABINET

About 38 years ago, a young man from Vermilion County, Ill., just graduated from DePauw University, went up to Chicago to practice law. He was a stocky, cheery, vigorous lad and got along very well. Before long he met one of the bright young men who had been associated down East with Thomas Edison in his electric-lighting companies. This young man, a short, brisk little Britisher named Samuel Insull, organized a Chicago Edison Company. The lawyer from Vermilion County, whose name was Roy Owen West, became Mr. Insull's attorney and put...

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