Lauchlin Currie

Lauchlin Currie

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lauchlin Bernard Currie was a Canadian-born U.S economist from New Dublin, Nova Scotia, Canada, and allegedly an agent of espionage for the Soviet Union. As a naturalized American citizen, Currie served as White House economic adviser to President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II. From 1949 to 1953, he directed a major World Bank mission to Colombia and related studies. Information from the VENONA project references him in nine partially decrypted cables. He became a Colombian citizen after the United States refused to renew his passport in 1954. He was born to Lauchlin Bernard Currie, an operator of a fleet of merchant ships, and Alice Eisenhauer Currie, a schoolteacher. In 1906, at the age of four, Currie's father died and his family moved to nearby Bridgewater where most of his schooling was done. He later attended schools in Massachusetts and California where he had relatives
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135758039
  • 9786135758030