William McChesney Martin

Politician

1906 – 1998

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Who was William McChesney Martin?

William McChesney Martin, Jr. was the ninth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Bank, serving from April 2, 1951 to January 31, 1970 under five presidents. Martin, who once considered becoming a Presbyterian minister, was described by a Washington journalist as "the happy Puritan".

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Born
Dec 17, 1906
St. Louis
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
  • Columbia University
Employment
  • Chair of the Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve System
    (1951/04/02 - 1970/02/01)
Died
Jul 28, 1998
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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