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Sobel, Robert, 1931 February 19-1999

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    • Sobel, Robert, 1931 Feb. 19-1999
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-02-19
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1999-06-02
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1957
        • Affiliation End: 1998
        • Organization: (naf) Hofstra University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1972
        • Affiliation End: 1988
        • Organization: Newsday
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1957
        • Organization: (naf) New York University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1955
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1951
        • Organization: (naf) College of the City of New York (1926-1961). City College
    • Birth Place

        Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        Long Beach (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        Hempstead (N.Y.)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Business--History
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      • Sobel, Robert, 1931 Feb. 19-1999
    • Sources

      • found: His The origins of interventionism, 1961, c1960.
      • found: His Trammell Crow, master builder, c1989:CIP t.p. (Robert R. Sobel)
      • found: His Dangerous dreamers, c1993:CIP t.p. (Robert Sobel) data sheet (b. Feb. 19, 1931)
      • found: ITT, 1999:CIP t.p. (Robert Sobel) galley (d. in 1999)
      • found: Social security death index, May 22, 2006(Robert N. Sobel; b. Feb. 19, 1931; d. June 2, 1999; last residence: Long Beach, Nassau [Co.], N.Y.)
      • found: New York Times website, 23 January 2017:article published 4 June 1999 by Diana B. Henriques in the Business Day section entitled "Robert Sobel, 68, a business historian, dies" (Robert Sobel, a prolific historian of American business life, died on Wednesday at his home in Long Beach, N.Y. He was 68. Robert Sobel was born and raised in the Bronx, and was educated at James Monroe High School and the City College of New York, and earned his master's degree in history at New York University in 1952 before enlisting in the armed forces during the Korean War. He returned to New York University after his discharge in 1955. He worked as a history instructor there and, starting in 1956, at Hofstra while working on his doctorate at N.Y.U. After his degree was conferred in 1957, he joined the faculty at Hofstra, where he remained for four decades. In 1990, he was awarded the university's Lawrence Stetson Distinguished Professorship in business history, which he held until his retirement in May 1998. Besides producing books, articles, book reviews, and scripts for television and audiotapes, he was a weekly columnist for Newsday from 1972 to 1988. At the time of his death he was a contributing editor to Barron's magazine. He also worked as a consultant for the Winthrop Group in Cambridge, Mass.) -
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Old catalog hdg.: Sobel, Robert, 1931 (Feb. 19)-]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-04-28: new
      • 2017-02-21: revised
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