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1955 Horatio Alger Award Winner

James W. McAfee*

Union Electric Co.

"Qualities for success, such as imagination, enterprise, and courage, don't change."

James McAfee was born in the Oklahoma Territory, the younger son of a farmer and railroad man. He worked first as an attorney and circuit judge before serving at the helm of Union Electric Company, the largest utility company in St. Louis, Missouri.

* Deceased