Black, Eugene Robert
Born: May 01, 1898 AD
Died: 1992 AD, at 93 years of age.
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.
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