"Saint Gandhi": Man of the Year 1930

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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To which of his fellowmen might a discerning citizen of the world point as Man of the Year?

Most worldwide concern of the year was the Depression, its U. S. focus Wall Street. Down there no man carried a bigger load, none fought the Boojum more effectively than Albert Henry Wiggin, sagacious, resourceful, confidence-inspiring board chairman of Chase National Bank. But other great bankers carried great loads.

In winning the four major golf championships, Robert Tyre Jones Jr. was easily Sportsman of the Year. The Nobel Prize winners, especially the onetime...