Who is Bernard Baruch?

Bernard Baruch

Bernard Mannes Baruch (/bəˈruːk/; August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a philanthropist.

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Bernard Baruch Handicap
... The Bernard Baruch Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in early to mid August at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York ... First run in 1958, the Bernard Baruch is named for the statesman, an advisor to various Presidents of the United States, and a lover of horses, thoroughbred horse racing, and the life of America ...
Bernard Baruch - Purchase of Hobcaw Barony (Bellefield Plantation), Georgetown County, South Carolina
... Between 1905 and 1907, Bernard Baruch systematically purchased a total of approximately 15,560 acres (63 square kilometers) of the former 18th century Hobcaw Barony, also known as ... Baruch subsequently developed sections of the property as a winter hunting resort ... Baruch ...
Billy Rose - Life and Work
... It is specifically on the recommendation of this competitive victory that he was hired by Bernard Baruch and, in the vernacular of the present day, 'networked ... Billy Rose began his career as a stenographic clerk to Bernard Baruch of the War Industries Board during World War I, and became head of the clerical staff ... In 1946 Rose's memoir "Wine, Women and Words", dedicated to Rose's early patron Bernard M ...
Hobcaw Barony - History
... Barnard Baruch acquired the tract and additional land in three purchases from 1905 to 1907 to be developed as a winter hunting resort ... Starting in 1935, Baruch transferred parts of Hobcaw Barony to his daughter, Belle Baruch ... In 1956, Bernard Baruch established the Bernard M ...

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    A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren’t still there, he’s no longer a political leader.
    —Bernard Baruch (1870–1965)

    The man of business ... goes on Sunday to the church with the regularity of the village blacksmith, there to renounce and abjure before his God the line of conduct which he intends to pursue with all his might during the following week.
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