What's New: April 2021

April 21, 2021

This update features five new biographies with a focus on important figures in the history of business in the United States. It includes computer pioneer William Hewlett; pathbreaking advertising executive Jean Wade Rindlaub; financier and philanthropist David Rockefeller; influential finance journalist W. M. Kiplinger; and John Askin, a fur trader in the Great Lakes region during the Revolutionary Era.

John Askin (1739–1815), Great Lakes fur trade merchant and land speculator
William Hewlett (30 May 1913–12 Jan. 2001), engineer, electronics industry executive, and philanthropist
W. M. Kiplinger (8 Jan. 1891–6 Aug. 1967), journalist and author
Jean Wade Rindlaub (9 Feb. 1904–19 Dec. 1991), advertising executive
David Rockefeller (12 June 1915–20 Mar. 2017), financier and philanthropist

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Discover a full list of entries added this year.