Daddy's resignation as Collector of Customs

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time make matter." being the ,barracks, straightening o n a Wirt Bowman Resigns U. S. Customs Post Pottinger Reported Likely . As Successor At Nogales WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. (U.R-- Craig Pottinger of Nogales, Ariz., was nominated by President Truman to be customs collector at Nogales, succeeding Wirt G. Bowman, who is resigning Feb. 1.. the of the noon introduced ALBS, Ariz., Jan. 23. -(JP)-Wirt G. Bowman announced today he had resigned as collector of customs for the Arizona district, and information reaching this city said Craig Pottinger, weekly newspaper publisher, had been officially appointed to succeed him. Bowman's resignation was tendered two months ago, he said. It effective Feb. 1. In the letter of resignation addressed to Treasury Secretary Fred Vinson. Bowman gave his reason for resigning as "personal interests" which had to be attended. Bowman owns a ranch near the city. Pottinger's appointment ended speculation over the customs post which pays $5600 .annually. Two other men, Lt. Col. George F. MacDonald and Louis Escalada, member of the county board of supervisors, had been prominently linked with the office. In a statement made today. Bowman declared that MacDonald automatically eliminated himself when he accepted appointment from Goy. Osborn as a member of state corporation- commission." Loyalty.. Is Praised Bowman said Pottinger's application was then approved. Pot(See BOWMAN on Page 6) Realty

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  1. Tucson Daily Citizen,
  2. 23 Jan 1946, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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