NEW YORK: Borrowing Trouble

West Indies-born Hulan Edwin Jack was brought to New York City as a youngster by his father, a minister of the African Orthodox Church. Hulan pushed a broom at the Peerless Paper Box Co., Inc., pushed right on up to become one of the firm's vice presidents. He applied equal energy to Democratic politics in Harlem, where, as a faithful Tammany Hall wheel horse, he won seven elections to the state assembly. Jack's jackpot came in 1953 when Tammany, forewarned of Republican plans to nominate a Negro for borough president of Manhattan,...

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