Eugene Meyer

Politician

1875 – 1959

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Who was Eugene Meyer?

Eugene Isaac Meyer was an American financier, public official, and newspaper publisher. He was the publisher of the Washington Post newspaper. He served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1930 to 1933. He also served as the first President of the World Bank Group. He was the father of publisher Katharine Graham and portrait photographer Florence Meyer.

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Born
Oct 31, 1875
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Eugene Isaac Meyer
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University
    ( - 1895)
  • Lowell High School
    ( - 1892)
  • University of California, Berkeley
Employment
  • President, World Bank
    (1946/06 - 1946/12)
  • The Graham Holdings Company
    (1933 - 1946)
Died
Jul 17, 1959
Washington, D.C.

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on July 23, 2013

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