Business & Finance: Anna's Man

During the twelve years of Republican rule no railroad executive was more popular in Washington than Daniel ("Uncle Dan") Willard of Baltimore & Ohio. Over his line Presidents Harding, Coolidge and Hoover rode on most of their trips and often in "Uncle Dan's" own private car. The White House door was constantly swinging open to him for Presidential conferences on railroad problems. His name, as spokesman for his industry, could be found on practically every list of tycoons picked by the President to do this or that public job. The country had every...

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