Meyer, Eugene

   American banker, newspaper editor and publisher. Born in Los Angeles, he studied at Yale University. In 1901 he founded the banking firm of Eugene Meyer, Jr and Company. In 1917 he was appointed adviser to the War Industries Board and later became managing director of the War Finance Corporation. In 1946 he became president of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. In 1947 he became chairman of the Board of the Washington Post and Times-Herald.

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  • MEYER, EUGENE — (1875–1959), U.S. banker, government official, and newspaper editor and publisher. Born in California, he formed the banking firm of Eugene Meyer, Jr., and Co. in 1901. For 16 years he played a leading role in developing oil, copper, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Meyer, Eugene — ▪ American publisher born Oct. 31, 1875, Los Angeles died July 17, 1959, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., U.S.       influential leader in American political and social life and publisher of The Washington Post from 1933 to 1946.       Upon graduating from Yale… …   Universalium

  • Eugene Meyer — President of the World Bank In office June 1946 – December 1946 Preceded by Roy A. Young Succeeded by Eugene R. Black Person …   Wikipedia

  • Eugene Meyer — Eugene Isaac Meyer (* 31. Oktober 1875 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien; † 17. Juli 1959 in Washington D.C.), Sohn deutschstämmiger Einwanderer, war das erste Oberhaupt der Weltbank, ein Zeitungsmagnat, der Gatte von Agnes E. Meyer und der Vater von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meyer London — Meyer London, 1919 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York s 12th district In office March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919 …   Wikipedia

  • Eugène Raynaldy — Parlementaire français Date de naissance 23 décembre 1869 Date de décès 15 juin 1938 Mandat Député 1919 1928 Sénateur 1930 1938 Circonscription Aveyron Groupe parlementaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eugene Robert Black — (* 1. Mai 1898 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA; † 20. Februar 1992) war der 3. Präsident der Weltbank (Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung (IBRD)) und damit der Weltbankgruppe (von Juli 1949 bis Dezember 1962). In seiner Zeit wurde die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meyer — Verteilung des Namens Meyer in Deutschland (2005) Meyer ist ein deutscher Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Meyer ist eine Form von Meier. Varianten, Bedeutung und Verbreitung siehe dort. Bekannte Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meyer Beer — Giacomo Meyerbeer Pour les articles homonymes, voir Beer. Giacomo Meyerbeer Giacomo Meyerb …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Meyer (surname) — This article is about the surname and a list of people with the surname. For other uses, see Meyer. Not to be confused with Meier. Meyer Family name Language(s) of origin German Related names (see below) Meyer Definition: From the Middle High… …   Wikipedia

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