John J. Raskob

John J. Raskob

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Jakob Raskob, KCSG was a financial executive and businessman for DuPont and General Motors, and the builder of the Empire State Building. He was chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1928 to 1932 and a key supporter of Alfred E. Smith's candidacy for President of the United States. After Franklin D. Roosevelt became President, Raskob was a prominent opponent of the New Deal through his support of a number of anti-Roosevelt organizations including the American Liberty League. Raskob was also a leader in the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment. Raskob was born to John and Anna Frances Raskob in Lockport, New York, where his father ran a successful cigar-production business. The Raskob family originated in the Eifel region in Germany; John J. Raskob's grandfather was an immigrant from the Eifel village Gro littgenshow more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613669557X
  • 9786136695570