Baruch, Bernard

   American statesman. He served as chairman of the War Industries Board and as an adviser to President Wilson and later to President Roosevelt. In 1944 he was a member of a committee that studied postwar adjustment issues. His writings include American Industry in the War, My Own Story and Public Years.

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  • Baruch, Bernard — ▪ United States government official in full  Bernard Mannes Baruch   born Aug. 19, 1870, Camden, S.C., U.S. died June 20, 1965, New York, N.Y.  American financier who was an adviser to U.S. presidents.       After graduating from the College of… …   Universalium

  • Baruch, Bernard — 1870–1965    Baruch was one of ROOSEVELT’s economic advisers and was an extremely influential businessman. In 1941 he put forward his criticisms of the war economy and was appointed special adviser to BYRNES’ Office of War Mobilization. In 1943… …   Who’s Who in World War Two

  • Baruch, Bernard Mannes — (1870 1965)    Born in South Carolina, after graduating from City College in New York, Bernard Baruch became a financier and successful Wall Street broker and investor. He supported Woodrow Wilson in 1912 and was appointed to the Advisory… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Baruch, Bernard Mannes — (1870–1965)    US financier and presidential adviser. ‘Barney’ Baruch made a fortune as a stockbroker by acquiring an expert knowledge of the international market in raw materials. In World War I, President Wilson put him in charge of the… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Baruch,Bernard Mannes — Ba·ruch (bə ro͞okʹ), Bernard Mannes. 1870 1965. American stock broker, public official, and political adviser for every President from Woodrow Wilson to John F. Kennedy. * * * …   Universalium

  • Baruch, Bernard (Mannes) — born Aug. 19, 1870, Camden, S.C., U.S. died June 20, 1965, New York, N.Y. U.S. financier and adviser to presidents. After graduating from the College of the City of New York in 1889, he went to work in Wall Street brokerage houses, where he… …   Universalium

  • Baruch, Bernard (Mannes) — (19 ago. 1870, Camden, S.C., EE.UU.– 20 jun. 1965, Nueva York, N.Y.). Financista estadounidense y asesor presidencial. Se graduó en el City College de Nueva York en 1889 e ingresó a trabajar en las oficinas de corredores de Wall Street, donde… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bernard Baruch — Bernard Mannes Baruch (pronEng|bəˈɹuk) (August 18, 1870 ndash;June 20, 1965) was a Jewish American financier, stock market speculator, statesman, and presidential advisor. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising… …   Wikipedia

  • Baruch — (Hebrew Name|בָּרוּךְ|Baruḫ|Bārûḵ| Blessed ) has been a given name among Jews from Biblical times up to the present, on some occasions also used as surname. It is also found, though more rarely, among Christians particularly among Protestants who …   Wikipedia

  • Bernard — Bernard, Claude * * * (as used in expressions) Albinus, Bernard Siegfried Baruch, Bernard (Mannes) Berenson, Bernard Bernard, Claude Henriette Rosine Bernard Bosanquet, Bernard Bernard Schwartz De Voto, Bernard (Augustine) Foucault, Jean (Bernard …   Enciclopedia Universal

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