Business & Finance: Personnel: Apr. 30, 1934

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A. & P. executives have been known to wager that not one person out of ten could name A. & P.'s president. "Outside" man for the country's biggest grocery chain, John A. Hartford nonetheless eludes public appearance, is not listed in Poor's Register of Directors. Few housewives know that it was he who launched A. & P.'s first economy store in 1912 on a busy corner in Jersey City and opened 7,500 more in the next 900 days. In Manhattan where he belongs to no clubs, lunches alone at the Biltmore on crackers and milk, he...

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