Bernard Baruch

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Bernard Mannes Baruch (August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant.wikipedia
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Belle W. Baruch

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They had three children: Belle Baruch; Bernard Baruch Jr.; and Renee Baruch.
Belle Wilcox Baruch (August 16, 1899 – April 25, 1964) was a noted equestrian and the daughter of financier Bernard Mannes Baruch.

Herman B. Baruch

He was the second of four sons, including brothers Herman B. Baruch, Sailing Wolfe Baruch, and Hartwig Nathaniel Baruch.
The son of Simon Baruch and brother of Bernard Baruch, he graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1892, attended the University of Virginia, and received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1895.

City College of New York

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He studied at and graduated from the City College of New York.
In 1947, the College celebrated its centennial year, awarding honorary degrees to Bernard Baruch (class of 1889) and Robert F. Wagner (class of 1898).

Simon Baruch

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Bernard Baruch was born to a Jewish family on August 19, 1870 in Camden, South Carolina, to Belle (née Wolfe) and Simon Baruch, a physician.
In 1881, Baruch took up residence in New York City with his wife Belle, and their four sons, Hartwig ("Harty") Nathaniel (1868–1953), Bernard Mannes (1870–1965), Herman Benjamin (1872–1953), and Sailing Wolfe (1874–1963).

War Industries Board

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He served on the Advisory Commission to the Council of National Defense and, in January 1918, became the chairman of the new War Industries Board.
Finally, in January 1918, the board was reorganized under the leadership of financier Bernard M. Baruch.

E. A. Pierce & Co.

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Baruch became a broker and then a partner in A.A. Housman & Company.
Among the other partners in the firm were Bernard Baruch and his brother Saling Baruch.

Woodrow Wilson

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After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters, and became a philanthropist.
The War Industries Board, headed by Bernard Baruch, was established to set U.S. war manufacturing policies and goals.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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Baruch was also a major contributor to Eleanor Roosevelt's controversial initiative to build a resettlement community for unemployed mining families in Arthurdale, West Virginia.
Her anti-Semitism gradually declined, especially as her friendship with Bernard Baruch grew.

Hobcaw Barony

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During World War II Baruch remained a trusted adviser and confidant of President Roosevelt, who in 1944 spent a month as a guest at Baruch's South Carolina estate, Hobcaw Barony.
The land was purchased by the investor, philanthropist, presidential advisor, and South Carolina native Bernard M. Baruch between 1905 and 1907 for a winter hunting retreat.

Arthurdale, West Virginia

Baruch was also a major contributor to Eleanor Roosevelt's controversial initiative to build a resettlement community for unemployed mining families in Arthurdale, West Virginia.
Roosevelt spent most of her own income on the project in its early years; philanthropist Bernard Baruch was also a major contributor.

Baruch Plan

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On Friday, June 14, 1946, Baruch presented his Baruch Plan, a modified version of the Acheson–Lilienthal plan, to the UNAEC, which proposed international control of then-new atomic energy.
The Baruch Plan was a proposal by the United States government, written largely by Bernard Baruch but based on the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (UNAEC) during its first meeting in June 1946.

Camden, South Carolina

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Bernard Baruch was born to a Jewish family on August 19, 1870 in Camden, South Carolina, to Belle (née Wolfe) and Simon Baruch, a physician.

James F. Byrnes

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Baruch's ideas were largely adopted, with James Byrnes appointed to carry them out.
Between his law practice and investment advice from friends such as Bernard Baruch, Byrnes became a wealthy man, but he never excluded himself from a return to politics.

Baruch College

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Named for financier and statesman Bernard M. Baruch, the college operates undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs through its Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.

United Nations Atomic Energy Commission

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In 1946 President Harry S. Truman appointed Baruch as the United States representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (UNAEC).
On 14 June 1946, the United States representative to the Commission, Bernard Baruch, presented the Baruch Plan, wherein the United States (at the time the only state possessing atomic weapons) would destroy its atomic arsenal on the condition that the U.N. imposed controls on atomic development that would not be subject to United Nations Security Council veto.

Bernard Baruch Handicap

First run in 1959, the Bernard Baruch is named for the statesman, an adviser to various Presidents of the United States, and a lover of horses, thoroughbred horse racing, and the life of America's racetracks.

World War I reparations

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Baruch did not approve of the reparations France and Britain demanded of Germany, and supported Wilson's view that there needed to be new forms of cooperation, as well as the creation of the League of Nations.
Bernard Baruch writes in The Making of the Reparation and Economic Sections of the Treaty that most believed it to be the best agreement obtainable under the circumstances and that it was a minority that attacked the treaty, but these attacks "centered upon its economic provisions".

Nye Committee

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This relationship did not stop the Nye Committee from investigating Baruch's role in war profiteering.
Alone of those accused, Hiss was indicted in December 1948, tried twice in May and November 1949, and sentenced for perjury in 1952.) Most famously, Hiss "badgered" DuPont officials and questioned and cross-examined Bernard Baruch on March 29, 1935.

Physical medicine and rehabilitation

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In 1944, Baruch commissioned a committee of physicians which developed recommendations for the formal establishment of the medical specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and provided over a million dollars of funding to many medical schools to further this cause.
In 1944, the Baruch Committee, commissioned by philanthropist Bernard Baruch, defined the specialty as a combination of the two fields and laid the framework for its acceptance as an official medical specialty.

Distinguished Service Medal (U.S. Army)

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For his services in support of the war effort, Baruch was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal with the following citation:

Flushing Cemetery

His grave is at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, New York City.

Donald Nelson

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In February 1943, Roosevelt invited Baruch to replace the widely criticized War Production Board head Donald M. Nelson.
In February 1943, Roosevelt invited Bernard Baruch to replace Nelson as WPB head, but was persuaded to change his mind by advisor Harry Hopkins, and Nelson remained in the post.

Baruch: My Own Story

Baruch: My Own Story a memoir of Bernard Mannes Baruch, which he put together himself, originally published by Henry Holt in 1957.

Continental, Arizona

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Continental was founded during World War I in 1916, after President Woodrow Wilson asked the Intercontinental Rubber Company of Bernard Baruch, Joseph Kennedy, and J. P. Morgan to grow guayule.

Temple Shaaray Tefila

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His funeral at Temple Shaaray Tefila, the family synagogue, was attended by 700 people.