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Hugh Samuel Johnson (1882 - 1942)

Hugh Samuel "Iron Pants" Johnson (August 5, 1881 – April 15, 1942) American Army officer, businessman, speech writer, government official and newspaper columnist. He is best known as a member ...

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Louis David Brandeis (pronounced /ˈbrændaɪs/; November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941), President Wilson nominated Brandeis to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1916. ...

7/18/2010 5/1/2014

Robert Ferdinand Wagner I (June 8, 1877 – May 4, 1953) was an American politician. He was a Democratic U.S. Senator from New York from 1927 to 1949. Origin and early life He was born i...

1/9/2012 5/1/2014

Paul Martin O'Leary (1901 - 1997)

Paul Martin O'Leary (November 29, 1901 – December 25, 1997) was an American economist and educator, and the first Dean of the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He served on the facul...

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Louis McHenry Howe (1871 - 1936)

Louis McHenry Howe (January 14, 1871 – April 18, 1936) was an American reporter for the New York Herald best known for acting as an early political advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. ...

4/24/2014 5/1/2014

Born in Vienna, 1882: Num. 4017 Wien Frankfurter, Felix to Samuel Leopold Frankfurter and Emma Winter. Wikipedia Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882-February 22, 1965) became an Associate Justice o...

10/30/2010 5/1/2014

Thomas Gardiner Corcoran (1900 - 1981)

Thomas Gardiner Corcoran (1900–1981) was one of several Irish American advisors in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's brain trust during the New Deal, and later, a close friend and advisor ...

12/15/2012 5/1/2014

Basil O'Connor (1892 - 1972)

"Basil O'Connor"

Basil O'Connor (January 8, 1892 – March 9, 1972) was an American lawyer. In co-operation with US-President Franklin D. Roosevelt he started two foundations for the rehabilitation of polio pati...

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James Paul Warburg MP (1896 - 1969)

"Jimmy"

James Paul Warburg (August 18, 1896 – June 3, 1969) was a German-born American banker. He was well known for being the financial adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt. His father was banker Paul Wa...

2/7/2009 5/1/2014

Harold L. Ickes, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1874 - 1952)

""Honest Harold""

Harold LeClair Ickes (/ˈɪkəs/IK-əss; March 15, 1874 – February 3, 1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as United States Secretary of th...

12/18/2012 5/1/2014

Harry Lloyd Hopkins (1890 - 1946)

Harry Lloyd Hopkins (August 17, 1890 – January 29, 1946) was one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisers. He was one of the architects of the New Deal, especially the relief programs o...

2/9/2012 5/1/2014

Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor MP (1880 - 1965)

"Frances Perkins"

Frances Perkins (April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965), born Fannie Coralie Perkins, was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal...

8/23/2012 5/1/2014

Raymond Moley (1886 - 1975)

Raymond Charles Moley (September 27, 1886 in Berea, Ohio – February 18, 1975 in Phoenix, Arizona) was a leading New Dealer who became its bitter opponent before the end of the Great Depression...

10/29/2013 5/1/2014

Rexford Guy Tugwell (1891 - 1979)

Rexford Guy Tugwell (July 10, 1891 – July 21, 1979) was an agricultural economist who became part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first "Brain Trust," a group of Columbia academics who helped devel...

10/29/2013 5/1/2014

Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (/ˈbɜrli/; January 27, 1895 – February 17, 1971) was a lawyer, educator, author, and U.S. diplomat. He was the author of The Modern Corporation and Priv...

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