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CHANDLER, Lester V.


Benjamin Strong. Central Banker. 1958.

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (23.5 x 16 cm.) pp.x+[i]+495+[1]. Original grey cloth lettered in black and white to upper cover and spine. No dust jacket. Inscribed on f.f.ep. "To/Rowley Cromer/British Economic Minister and/Governor-Elect of the Bank of England/with a warm welcome to the/ranks of the central bankers,/and with very best wishes-/Alfred Hayes / President, Federal Reserve Bank/of New York/November 1960"

Alfred Hayes, Jr. (July 4, 1910 – October 21, 1989) served from 1956 to 1975 as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Lieutenant-Colonel (George) Rowland Stanley Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer, KG, GCMG, MBE, PC (28 July 1918 – 16 March 1991) joined Barings Bank, founded by his ancestor Sir Francis Baring in 1938. In 1961, he was appointed Governor of the Bank of England, a position he held until 1966. Benjamin Strong, Jr. (December 22, 1872 – October 16, 1928) was an American banker. He served as Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for 14 years until his death. Lester V. Chandler, 1906-1988 was an economist, author and adviser to the Federal Government during World War II.

Price £ 500.00
Stock Code F44707
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