BROOKINGS: A Biography by Hermann Hagedern

BROOKINGS: A Biography

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Brookings was a successful American, born in 1850, ruler of the hardware industry in and about St. Louis. Philanthropist, put Washington University on its feet, founded three important research foundations, served during war on committee which was appointed to co-ordinate allied military purchases. Forceful, driving, hard working, brilliant, be epitomized certain established American virtues. A success story -- of only moderate interest.

Publisher: Macmillan