by Pub. under the auspices of the United press service bureau in [n.p.] .
Written in English
|Statement||United press service library ; living men of America who have attained some prominence in social, industrial, commercial, financial and public affairs ; compiled from standard biographical publications and original sources.|
|Contributions||United Press Service Bureau.|
|LC Classifications||E663 .T97|
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|Pagination||1 v. ;|
|LC Control Number||17008382|
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