Bernard Baruch
American businessman
Bernard Baruch
Bernard Mannes Baruch was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. 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.
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Get Stormy back in Bernard Baruch - ESPN
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY -- Get Stormy swept the two major turf stakes for males, the Grade 2 Fourstardave and Bernard Baruch handicaps, during the 2010 Saratoga meeting. His chances to repeat that feat this summer were foiled by a minor
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Get Stormy back after a short lay off to defend his Bernard Baruch title at ... - bettor.com (blog)
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The Sullimar Stable homebred, Get Stormy, has entered the Grade 2 $200000 Bernard Baruch, a race the 5-year-old horse won back in 2010 at Saratoga on turf and he will be defending his title on 26 August, 2011, when he faces 10 rivals in the mildly
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Saratoga: Hungry Island, Winter Memories look set for rivalry after Lake ... - Daily Racing Form
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On Friday, he will send out Hymn Book in the Grade 2, $200000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at 1 1/8 miles on the turf. Hymn Book has actually made his last two starts on dirt, winning an overnight stakes and finishing second in the Grade 2 Suburban,
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Get Stormy breezes for Bernard Baruch; Banrock sidelined - Brisnet.com
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Dual Grade 1 winner GET STORMY (Stormy Atlantic) breezed three-quarters over Saratoga's firm Oklahoma turf course Friday morning in preparation for the August 26 Bernard Baruch H. (G2) going nine grassy furlongs at the Spa. The five-year-old,
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LES hip hop history stars in Baruch brothers' new film - The Villager
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Now, two brothers who grew up in the Bernard Baruch Houses project are aiming to bring that untold story to light. Troy and Kevin Harris are currently putting the finishing touches on a new two-part documentary film, “No Place Like Home: The History of
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Saratoga: Get Stormy looks healthy for Bernard Baruch - Daily Racing Form
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Get Stormy, who won last year's Bernard Baruch, won the Maker's Mark Mile at Keeneland and Turf Classic at Churchill Downs this year before finishing third to Teaks North in the Monmouth Stakes on June 12. “He's run off a layoff before and run
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Saratoga: McGaughey points Hymn Book to Baruch - Daily Racing Form
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Trainer Shug McGaughey had considered running Hymn Book in Saturday's Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap, but ultimately opted against it and will point the Suburban runner-up to the Grade 2, $200000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at 1 1/8
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Get Stormy in the mix for Bernard Baruch after clean scan - Brisnet.com
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"The Bernard Baruch is not out of the question, but we'll just have to see how we do here for the next five or six days before we can really say for certain," Bush said. "On ultrasound, we seem to be in good shape, so hopefully it will stay that way
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MR. SPEAKER! The Life and Times of Thomas B. Reed, the Man Who Broke the Filibuster By James Grant Illustrated. 426 pp. Simon & Schuster. $28. Every serious student of Congress is familiar with Thomas B. Reed, a dominant speaker of the House near the end of the 19th century who was known as a ''czar'' for his use of the House rules to achieve the
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Belmont Park: Beau Choix's rail-skimming win may earn him shot at Saratoga stakes - Daily Racing Form
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Beau Choix may be a good fit for the Bernard Baruch at Saratoga in late August. ELMONT, NY – Trainer Barclay Tagg wanted Beau Choix ridden a certain way in Thursday's Rob N Gin Stakes at Belmont Park and was prepared to take the blame
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Obama picks LGBT leader to West Point Board - Chicago Sun-Times (blog)
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Dr. García holds a Doctor of Education and MA from Columbia University, an MA from New York University, a BS from Bernard Baruch College, and an AAS from New York City Community College. Monica R. Martinez, Appointee for Member, President's Advisory
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SLV: Safe Port in the Storm - Seeking Alpha
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However, I never let that bother me because I always remember what Bernard Baruch taught us. He would rather sell a holding and watch it run up another 20% than try to hold on and lose his hard-earned profits as he watched it correct
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Investor's Corner: Buy When You're Frightened - Investor's Business Daily
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Or as the financier Bernard Baruch said, "I made my money by selling too soon." Baruch added this piece of advice: "Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars." Here's the interesting thing about our natural
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Educating all kids smart enough to succeed helps us all - OregonLive.com
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US senators, congressmen and statesmen, such as Bernard Baruch, are graduates. Psychologists, such as Solomon Asch, Isidor Chein, Jacob Cohen and Richard Herrnstein, to name a few, have expanded the fields of human cognition, behavior and brain
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The golden age of aging - Philippine Star
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It comes from Bernard Baruch, the American financier who, incidentally, was a great supporter of my medical specialty Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. I found it in Barlett's familiar quotations actually a pretty good source for historical
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1965
    Age 94
    He continued to advise on international affairs until his death on June 20, 1965, in New York City, at the age of 94.
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  • 1964
    Age 93
    Upon her death in 1964, the property was transferred to The Belle W. Baruch Foundation as the Hobcaw Barony educational and research preserve.
    More Details Hide Details The property also includes 37 historic buildings representing the 18th and 19th century rice cultivation industry, and early-mid 20th century winter resorts. The entire property was named to the National Register of Historic Places on November 2, 1994. The Trustees of The Belle W. Baruch Foundation subsequently selected the University of South Carolina and Clemson University as educational institutions with a mandate to preserve and study the Hobcaw Barony, including the wetlands forest and coastal ecosystems. The University of South Carolina established the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences, and Clemson University established the Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology & Forest Science. Both universities have also formed partnerships with other schools in South Carolina that carry out research and educational programs which contribute to knowledge of coastal ecosystems. The Belle W. Baruch Foundation and the North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve jointly operate the Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center and provide tours and special programs.
  • 1960
    Age 89
    In 1960, on his ninetieth birthday, a commemorative park bench in Lafayette Park across from the White House was dedicated to him by the Boy Scouts.
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  • 1947
    Age 76
    Baruch resigned from the commission in 1947.
    More Details Hide Details His influence began to diminish, as he grew further out of step with the views of the Truman administration. Baruch was well-known, and often walked or sat in Washington, D.C's Lafayette Park and in New York City's Central Park. It was not uncommon for him to discuss government affairs with other people while sitting on a park bench. This became his most famous characteristic.
  • 1946
    Age 75
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The Soviet Union rejected Baruch's proposal as unfair given the fact that the U.S. already had nuclear weapons; it proposed that the U.S. eliminate its nuclear weapons before a system of controls and inspections was implemented. A stalemate ensued.
    In 1946 President Harry S. Truman appointed Baruch as the United States representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (UNAEC).
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  • 1944
    Age 73
    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.
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  • 1943
    Age 72
    In February 1943, Roosevelt invited Baruch to replace the widely criticized War Production Board head Donald M. Nelson.
    More Details Hide Details Baruch had long coveted the job, and responded that he only needed to ask his doctor if he was healthy enough for the post. During the delay, however, presidential advisor Harry Hopkins persuaded Roosevelt that firing Nelson at the army's demands would make him look weak, and when Roosevelt and Baruch met at the White House, Roosevelt declined to discuss the job offer further.
  • FORTIES
  • 1918
    Age 47
    For his services in support of the war effort, Baruch was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal with the following citation - The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Mr. Bernard M. Baruch, a United States Civilian, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I, in the organization and administration of the War Industries Board and in the coordination of allied purchases in the United States.
    More Details Hide Details By establishing a broad and comprehensive policy for the supervision and control of the raw materials, manufacturing facilities, and distribution of the products of industry, he stimulated the production of war supplies, coordinated the needs of the military service and the civilian population, and contributed alike to the completeness and speed of the mobilization and equipment of the military forces and the continuity of their supply. War Department, General Orders No. 15 (1921) In the 1920s and 30s, Baruch expressed his concern that the United States needed to be prepared for the possibility of another world war. He wanted a more powerful version of the War Industries Board, which he saw as the only way to ensure maximum coordination between civilian business and military needs. Baruch remained a prominent government adviser during this time, and supported Franklin D. Roosevelt's domestic and foreign policy initiatives after his election.
    He served on the Advisory Commission to the Council of National Defense and, in 1918, became the chairman of the new War Industries Board.
    More Details Hide Details With his leadership, this body successfully managed the US's economic mobilization during World War I. In 1919, Wilson asked Baruch to serve as a staff member at the Paris Peace Conference. 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, and supporting the creation of the League of Nations.
  • 1916
    Age 45
    In 1916, Baruch left Wall Street to advise President Woodrow Wilson on national defense and terms of peace.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1910
    Age 39
    By 1910, he had become one of Wall Street's best-known financiers.
    More Details Hide Details In 1925 he endowed the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) Mrs. Simon Baruch University Award in memory of his mother, to support scholars who have written unpublished monographs for full-length books on Confederate history. His mother had been an early member of the organization and supported their activities.
  • 1903
    Age 32
    By 1903 Baruch had his own brokerage firm and gained the reputation of "The Lone Wolf of Wall Street" because of his refusal to join any financial house.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1881
    Age 10
    In 1881 the family moved from Camden to New York City, where Bernard and his brothers attended local schools.
    More Details Hide Details He studied at and graduated from the City College of New York. Baruch married Annie Griffin, an Episcopalian, of New York. They had three children: Belle Baruch; Bernard Baruch Jr.; and Renee Baruch. Baruch became a broker and then a partner in A.A. Housman & Company. With his earnings and commissions, he bought a seat on the New York Stock Exchange for $19,000 ($542,857 in 2015 dollars). There he amassed a fortune before the age of 30 by profitting from speculation in the sugar market, at that time plantations were booming in Hawaii.
  • 1870
    Born
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He was the second of four sons, including brothers Herman B. Baruch, Sailing W. Baruch, and Hartwig N. Baruch.
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