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[Letter] 1944 October 30, New York (N.Y.), [to] Francis E. Walter, Washington (D.C.) / Bernard M. Baruch.

Title: [Letter] 1944 October 30, New York (N.Y.), [to] Francis E. Walter, Washington (D.C.) / Bernard M. Baruch.
Personal Author: Baruch, Bernard M. 1870-1965.
Date: 1944 October 30.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.
General Note: The letter is typed on Bernard M. Baruch letterhead. See also additional letters in the collection from Baruch and Walter, as well as Walter 19s biography and a guide to research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000108).
Abstract: Baruch alerts Walter that he sent a contribution of $2500 to the Democratic National Congressional Campaign Committee with a request that Mr. Drewry assist Walter but apparently he has not done so, and Baruch asks Walter how it's coming in spite of that. A financier and public advisor, Baruch began his career as a bond salesman in New York, becoming a millionaire by the age of thirty. He got involved in New York politics and befriended Woodrow Wilson who later appointed him to a cabinet position to mobilize for the war effort; he served on the War Industries Board and was a delegate at the postwar peace conference in Paris, as a result of which he published The Making of the Reparation and Economic Sections of the Treaty (1920). Baruch became a key advisor to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and others during the mobilization for World War II, was appointed by Truman to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission in 1946, and published two volumes of his memoirs.
Personal Subject: Baruch, Bernard M. 1870-1965 -- Correspondence
Walter, Francis E. (Eugene), 1894-1963--Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: Democratic National Congressional Campaign Committee.
United States. Congress -- Elections -- Finance.
Subject: Campaign funds -- United States -- Statistics.
Recipient: Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963.
 

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