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Harry Hopkins

Politician + 8th United States Secretary of Commerce
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Born Aug 17, 1890
Hometown Sioux City
Died Jan 29, 1946
Death Place New York City
Political Party Democratic Party
Alma Mater Veritas et Humanitas
Other Names Hopkins, Harry Lloyd

Harry Lloyd Hopkins was one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisers. He was one of the architects of the New Deal, especially the relief programs of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which he directed and built into the largest employer in the country. In World War II he was Roosevelt's chief diplomatic advisor and troubleshooter and was a key policy maker in the $50 billion Lend Lease program that sent aid to the Allies.… Read More

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1890 Birth Born in 1890.

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1946 56 Years Old Hopkins died in New York City on January 29, 1946, at the age of 55. … Read More
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