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Bernard Baruch

Bernard Baruch  

(1870–1965)US industrialist and financier, the respected adviser of presidents from Wilson to Eisenhower. In World War I he served on the Council of National Defense and was the successful Chairman ...
Harry Lloyd Hopkins

Harry Lloyd Hopkins  

(1890–1946)US Democratic administrator, who had a prominent role in advising on and administering Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal relief programme.Hopkin was born in Sioux City, Iowa, and graduated ...
James Henry Scullin

James Henry Scullin  

(b. 18 Sept. 1876, d. 28 Jan. 1953).Prime Minister of Australia 1929–31 Born in Trawalla (Victoria), he left school at 14, but continued his education at night school. He joined the Political Labor ...
Joseph Aloysius Lyons

Joseph Aloysius Lyons  

(b. 15 Sept. 1879, d. 7 Apr. 1939).Prime Minister of Australia 1932–9Early careerEducated in his native Stanley (Tasmania), he became a teacher until he was elected to the Tasmanian state parliament ...

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