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Benjamin Strong Jr. entered the banking industry after he graduated from public high school. Over the years he developed a deep knowledge of the banking history of the United States. Coupled with an intense interest in international affairs, he became a dominant force in U.S. monetary and banking affairs. In 1914 Strong was elected president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he served until his death in 1928.


Paper which has been accepted to the annual conference of the National Business and Economic Society to be held in Panama in March 2015.



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