Business & Finance: Wilsons of Wilson

There are seven Swifts in Swift & Co., four Armours in Armour & Co., two Wilsons in Wilson & Co. Last week Thomas Edward Wilson, 65, and Edward Foss Wilson, 29, both made news when Father Thomas was moved from president to board chairman and Son Edward from vice president to president. Wilson & Co.'s 9,000-odd stockholders had no good ground lo fear nepotism. For Father Thomas the board chairmanship was created, and from that eminence he announced he would continue to run the company. No matter how much Father Thomas might wish to see his red-haired boy get along,...

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