People: Jun. 9, 1961

Rugged Rancher Winthrop Rockefeller, 49, likes to do things the hard way: he worked as a field hand for Humble Oil, a family firm, joined the army as a private (he left as a lieutenant colonel), divorced his wife Bobo when five years of separation and litigation ended in a whopping $5,500,000 settlement, one of the largest on record. Now, following older brother Nelson's lead, Winthrop is jumping into GOPolitics, but with a characteristic twist. As newly elected Republican National Committeeman and party leader of Arkansas, where he has headed the Industrial Development...

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