PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Oct. 21, 1957

¶ John W. McGovern. 62, moved up from executive vice president to president of U.S. Rubber Co., No. 3 in the industry (behind Goodyear and Firestone, with 1956 sales of $901 million), replacing H. E. Humphreys Jr.. 56, who will keep his other position as chairman and chief executive. Philadelphia-born President McGovern never got to college, instead took a two-year course in accounting before starting in with U.S. Rubber as an accountant in 1920. Working up the ranks, he was control manager of the tire division by 1933. His big jump came...

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