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To the Chicago Motor Coach Company
April 30, 1935 [Chicago, Illinois]
About 9:00 A.M. on April 25th, on a bus (#51, 52 or 53) approaching Jackson Street, I had occasion to notice a particularly courteous and kindly service rendered by the bus driver to a passenger. Going west on Jackson, I noticed other evidences of this same nature.
Since this driver’s attitude and methods were in marked contrast to a number of exhibitions of gratuitous rudeness and boorishness I have also observed, I wished to commend him to your attention. Unfortunately, I am not certain that I recall his name and number correctly, but I think the name was “Clayton” and his number was “285." He was a man between 45 and 50, thin type, and wore glasses.
I hope I have identified him correctly, for he is deserving of mention and is an asset to your company.
Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Papers, Illinois National Guard, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington, Virginia.
Document Format: Typed letter.
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 1, “The Soldierly Spirit,” December 1880-June 1939 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981), p. 467.