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Keyserling, Leonlocked

(22 January 1908–09 August 1987)
  • Donald K. Pickens


Keyserling, Leon (22 January 1908–09 August 1987), chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, the son of William Keyserling and Jennie Hyman, owners of varied agricultural and mercantile enterprises. Keyserling, a bright student, finished public school in Beaufort, South Carolina at the age of sixteen. Entering Columbia University, he studied with ...

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