Business & Finance: Partners & Personnel

The exterior of the solid grey institution at No. 23 Wall St. bears no name, but every visitor to Wall Street recognizes it as J. P. Morgan & Co. And all Wall Street if not all the world recognizes election to partnership in that institution as the highest honor in U. S. private finance. Last week the rare honor was again bestowed. The recipient, known long in advance, was Seymour Parker Gilbert, 38, onetime (1924-30) Agent General for German Reparations payments, a lawyer by profession. Ever since he worked with Banker Morgan and Morgan-Partner...

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