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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965


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  • Fuller Name

    • Bernard Mannes
  • Variants

    • Baruch, Bernard Mannes, 1870-1965
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1870-08-19
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1965-06-20
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Defense Advisory Commission
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. War Industries Board
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Recovery Administration
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Office of War Mobilization
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1946
        • Affiliation End: 1947
        • Organization: (naf) United Nations. Atomic Energy Commission
    • Birth Place

        Camden (S.C.)
    • Death Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Baruch, Bernard Mannes, 1870-1965
  • Sources

    • found: United States atomic energy proposals: statement of the United States policy on control of atomic energy as presented by Bernard M. Baruch, esq., to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission June 14, 1946, 1946
    • found: Freedom for man---a world safe for mankind, 1955title page (Bernard M. Baruch)
    • found: Bernard M. Baruch: the adventures of a Wall Street legend, 1983
    • found: Wikipedia, July 15, 2013(Bernard Baruch; Bernard Mannes Baruch; born August 19, 1870 in Camden, South Carolina; American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant; after his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a philanthropist; he graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1889; he became a broker and then a partner in A. A. Housman & Company; by 1903 Baruch had his own brokerage firm and gained the reputation of "The Lone Wolf of Wall Street" because of his refusal to join any financial house; by 1910, he had become one of Wall Street's best-known financiers; in 1916, Baruch left Wall Street to advise president Woodrow Wilson on national defense and terms of peace; he served on the Advisory Commission to the Council of National Defense and, in 1918, became the chairman of the War Industries Board; with his leadership, this body successfully managed the US's economic mobilization during World War I; in 1919, Wilson asked Baruch to serve as a staff member at the Paris Peace Conference; during President Roosevelt's New Deal program, Baruch was a member of the Brain Trust and helped form the National Recovery Administration (NRA); he was also a major contributor to Eleanor Roosevelt's controversial initiative to build a resettlement community for unemployed mining families in Arthurdale, West Virginia; when the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt appointed Baruch as special adviser to the director of the Office of War Mobilization; in 1946 President Harry S. Truman appointed Baruch as the United States representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission; Baruch resigned from the commission in 1947; he continued to advise on international affairs until his death on June 20, 1965 in New York City)
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    • 1980-05-15: new
    • 2018-04-24: revised
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