Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

Politician

1891 – 1967

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Who was Henry Morgenthau, Jr.?

Henry Morgenthau, Jr. was the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He played a major role in designing and financing the New Deal. After 1937, while still in charge of the Treasury, he played the central role in financing US participation in World War II. He also played an increasingly major role in shaping foreign policy, especially with respect to Lend Lease, support for China, helping Jewish refugees, and preventing Germany from ever again being a military threat.

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Born
May 11, 1891
New York City
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Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Dutchess County
Died
Feb 6, 1967
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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