Kentucky Derby National Institution: Important Officials, Plain Fans Attend, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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***« jXpftandilR Mk 9Ec Kentucky Derby National Institution ImportantOfficials, Plain Fans Attend People in All Walks of Life Provide Glittering Gathering To Churchill Downs Classic By OSCAR OTIS CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky., May 3. — The great and near great of Americas world of government, finance, business, entertainment and turfdom gathered with tens of thousands of just plain racing fans here Saturday "to provide a glittering sathering for the 84th running of the Kentucky Derby. Official host for the state of Kentucky was His Excellency, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Hon., A. B. Chandler, Lieutenant Governor Harry Lee Waterfield, the mayor of Louisville, Bruce Hoblitzell. and many other state and civic officials. Also noted were Earl Long, governor of Louisiana, Governor L. R. McNichols of Colorado, Georgias Governor Marvin Griffin and Mrs. Griffin, the governor of West Virginia, Cecil Underwood; James ONeill, governor of Ohio and an official party, United States Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky and Mrs. Cooper, Lord Hood, counsellor of the British Embassy in Washington, Sir Victor Sassoon, George Garrett, former U. S. Ambassador to Ireland. From the world of business and entertainment were Ben Fairless, former executive head of U.S. Steel; Miss Virginia Warren, daughter of the United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren, Don Ameche, • an old-timer at Derbys; George Humphrey, former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury; Robert W. Woodruff, for-: mer chairman of the Coca Cola Company. Curtice, Bolger Present Also Bernard F. Gimbel, W. Alton Jones, board chairman for Cities Service: Harlow1 H. Curtice, president of General Motors; Robert Kinter, former president of the American Broadcasting Company: Pitts-Burgh steel executives Buckley M. Byers and Harvey B. Jordan, Otto Kruger, Art Linkletter, Ray Bolger, Marvin Miller, composer Merle Travis and his Derby queen daughter. Miss Pat Travis, and film producer David Butler. — - Also "Toots" Shor, Jack Brennan, Donald. Ross, John C. Clark, Larry Bogen-schutz. Gar Moore, Lewis Munson Jr., Henry Claus, Donald P. Ross Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Jack Denis, Wilbur Clark, E. K. Thomas, Dr. H. H. Mundy. Frank Mc-Mahon, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Armour. Gus and Billie Smith of Lexington, David McTavish. Horse folks noted included W. T. Bishop, Pete Lewis, Mrs. Liz Lunn, Frank Bishop," Mr. and Mrs. Allie Reuben, Clifford Lusky, Pat Calhoun Jr., George Humphrey, Ros-coe Goose, William Veeneman and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Ccmbs n. Also Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reineman, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Constantin, Mrs. Hen-nings Chambers, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Jones Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Lou Rowan, Helen Carruthers, Mr. and Mrs. Wathen JCnebel-kamp, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hancock Jr. and Mrs. "Buck" Britt. Murchisons En Force Also Mr. and Mrs. M. R. "Beans" Latimer, Mr. and Mrs. Clint Murchison and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Murchison, Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Byars, "Dick" Andrade III., Ed Pauley, John B. Kelly, Phil Iselin and Ed Brennan, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Klipstein, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ross, Mrs. Elizabeth Graham and Mr. and Mrs. W. G: "Billy" Reynolds. Also Mr. and Mrs. Sam. McMeekin, Mr. and Mrs. J. Samuel Perlman, Bert Thompson, Col. Mel and Anna Friedman Goldman, Jack G. Dempsey and Mrs. Dempsey, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kinard, Maurice R. Gross, General and Mrs. J. Fred Miles, Joe Hardwick, Al Eckles, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Guggenheim and Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius V. Whitney. Also Robert J. Kleberg Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John OShea, Mr: and Mrs. Jim Paddock, Bob Kelley, Spencer Drayton and Bob Laughlin, Donald Ross, Eugene Mori, Lou Pondfield, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Piatt, George Swinebroad, Bill Evans, Oscar Levy, W. W. "Tiny" Naylor. John G. Cella and J. Sweeney Grant, Phil Baker, Richard M. Moss and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gottstein. Also Robert F. Carey, John Clark, Doug Davis Jr.. John K. Dent, Mrs. Joe Goodwin, J. Kels Houssels, Louis Herrmann Sr., Ed. Kilroe, John S. Letellier, Charles Nahm, John Stelle, A. G. Vanderbilt, Bryan Field, Saul Silberman, Horace Wade, Charlie Johnson, Everett Clay, Charles Boero and Wood Erwin. Also. Baylor Hickman, Judge Ray Kirch- GEORGE M. HUMPHREY — Former Secretary of the Treasury, was on hand to see Saturdays Derby. endorfer, J. Graham Brown, Ed. Wilhelm and Charles Sabatini. Also Jerry Brady, Mollie Collum, Jim Eathorne, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hal Seley and daughter Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lytle, Peter Mole. Joe Boobar, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Le Sage, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Coates, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stone, Dr. and Mrs. Eslie Asbury, Jim Slick, Tony Alessio, Ray Bell, Lou Cunningham and Marge Everett.

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