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Black, Eugene Robert

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1992 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Bankers

1898 – He was born on the 1st day of May in Atlanta, Georgia.

1917 – He finished A.B at University of Georgia.

         – He joined the investment firm of Harris, Forbes, & Co.

         – He worked as a traveling salesperson for the firm selling bonds and meeting with bankers and investors.

1929 – Black was the Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

1933-1934 – He served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

1947 – He became the executive director of the World Bank.

1949-1934 – He became the President of the World Bank.

1962-1968 – He was chairman of the Brookings Institution.

1992 – He died on the 20th of February in Southampton, N.Y.

1996 – President Johnson selected him to be Special Adviser to the President on Southeast Asian Social and Economic Development.