Arthur Vandenberg - Wikipedia

With the exception of his amendment to the 1933 Glass–Steagall Banking Act, that created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Vandenberg failed to secure enactment of any significant legislative proposals.…
The Federal Reserve Act initially included a provision for nationwide deposit insurance, but it was removed from the bill by the House of Representatives. From 1893 to the FDIC's creation in 1933, 150 bills were submitted in Congress proposing deposit insurance.
FSLIC was abolished in August 1989 and replaced by the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC). On December 31, 1995, the RTC was merged into the FDIC, and the FDIC became responsible for resolving failed thrifts. Image
After initially emphasizing individual and bulk asset sales, the Resolution Trust Corporation pioneered the use of equity partnerships to help liquidate real estate and financial assets inherited from insolvent thrift institutions. The Resolution Funding Corporation (REFCORP) is
a government-sponsored enterprise that provides funds to the Resolution Trust Corporation, which was established to finance the bailout of savings and loan associations in the wake of the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s in the United States. After Richard Nixon's
Administration was toppled by the Watergate scandal in 1974 and Nixon resigned from the Presidency, Gerald Ford - who had attended school with Seidman - became president during a time of economic recession in America, and tapped Seidman for an economic advisory post to work on
pressing economic problems (such as the choice of whether or not to bail out New York City from its pending bankruptcy - Ford later chose against doing this) In 1985, he became the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and served until 1991, working extensively
during the American savings and loan crisis to restore solvency to the failing savings and loan sector of American banking. He was the first chairman of the related agency, the Resolution Trust Corporation, which was created specifically to address issues arising from the savings
and loan crisis, from 1989 until his retirement from active government in 1991 - his ouster from the FDIC Chairman position was orchestrated by the George H.W. Bush Administration, who felt Seidman's full disclosure about Savings and Loan fraud might be damaging to that
administration's interests, according to the New York Times. Neil Bush was, at the time, being investigated at Silverado Savings And Loan. Bush was named after a good friend of the family, Henry Neil Mallon, chairman of Dresser Industries, George H. W. Bush's employer.
In 2002, Bush signed a consulting contract that paid $2 million in stock over five years to work for Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp., a firm backed by Jiang Mianheng, the son of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin, plus $10,000 for every board meeting he attends.
Neil Bush is the founder and chairman of the George H.W. Bush Foundation For U.S.-China Relations.

Bush was a founding director, along with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (the future Pope Benedict XVI), of the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue
(FIIRD) In Asia, Bush accompanied Sun Myung Moon, the founder of the Unification Church, on his world peace tour.[34] In 2009 Bush congratulated Moon on the publication of his autobiography at a Unification Church sponsored event. He was quoted as saying: "Rev. Moon is
presenting a very simple concept. We are all children of God."Moon also brought members from Europe and Japan to work in the United States. Church buildings were purchased around the nation. In New York State the Belvedere Estate, the Unification Theological Seminary, and the New
Yorker Hotel were purchased. The national headquarters of the church was established in New York City.[18] In Washington D.C. the church purchased a church building from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,[21] and in Seattle the historic Rolland Denny mansion. The
New Yorker Hotel was successful in its early years, hosting many famous personalities. In the 1950s, the hotel was sold multiple times, including to Hilton Hotels. By the time Hilton reacquired the New Yorker Hotel in 1967, it had become unprofitable and Hilton closed it in 1972.
The Unification Church purchased the building in 1975, and two decades later, elected to convert a portion of the building to use as a hotel again. In his final years, the inventor Nikola Tesla lived in the hotel's room 3327 and died there penniless on January 7, 1943. Image
Ultimately, in 1975, it was purchased by the Unification Church of the United States for $5.6 million. The church converted much of the building for use by its members. When it was built, the New Yorker Hotel had coal-fired steam boilers and generators sufficient to produce Image
more than 2,200 kilowatts of direct current electric power. At the time, this was the largest private power plant in the United States. The hotel's own direct current generators were still in use during the Northeast Blackout of 1965, but by the late 1960s the hotel's power
system had been modernized to alternating current. Finances organized through K-XF3415 - Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity Foundation. . In 1994, on the 40th anniversary of the founding of the church, Moon announced the formation of the
International Federation for World Peace, which assumed many of the functions formerly performed by the church.
Although the early 1990s was a period of relative stability for the Unification movement, problems arose for the church in Japan following the AUM Shinrikyo incident in
1995, when the country was gripped by anticult hysteria. The church was also hurt when Moon’s daughter-in-law, Nansook Hong, in 1998 wrote an exposé of life in the Moon family. Moon and his wife were respectively addressed as “Father” and “Mother” by disciples, for whom the two
epitomized God’s ideal family. In 1973 the Moons moved their headquarters to Tarrytown, New York, operating from there an international network of businesses. DONALD BARR, who ran a private school in the cramped confines of Manhattan before becoming headmaster of the Hackley Image
School on an 83‐acre campus in Tarrytown, still is amused at the idea of having to worry about the cover on the swimming pool and the surface on the tennis court.
“This is quite a change for a city guy whose most strenuous sport is chess,” said Mr. Barr, whose rumpled, plump
appearance fits his nonathletic image. Barr served in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. He was headmaster of the Dalton School from 1964 to 1974.[10] During his time as Dalton's headmaster, Barr is alleged to have had a role in hiring future financier
and Jeffrey Epstein as a math teacher. In 1973, Barr published Space Relations, a science fiction novel about a planet ruled by oligarchs who engage in child sex slavery. It has been noted that the plot of the novel anticipates the crimes of Epstein and his alleged accomplice, Image
Ghislaine Maxwell. Blinken attended the Dalton School in New York City until 1971.[6] He then moved to Paris with his mother Judith and Samuel Pisar, whom she married following her divorce from Donald. Pisar was the lawyer and confidant of British publisher Robert Maxwell.
Under a financial disclosure filed by the Biden transition team in December 2020, Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken declared that clients of WestExec included "investment giant Blackstone, Bank of America, Facebook, Uber, McKinsey & Company, the Japanese conglomerate
SoftBank, the pharmaceutical company Gilead, the investment bank Lazard, Boeing, AT&T, the Royal Bank of Canada, LinkedIn and the venerable Sotheby's". In a similar form, National Security Advisor-designate Avril Haines disclosed that WestExec had worked with data-mining company
Palantir Technologies. West Executive Avenue was constructed in 1871, providing a first-time road link between the north and south sections of President's Park.[1] According to the U.S. Government, in 1910 it was the scene of the first recorded landing, on a public street, of an
aircraft when Claude Grahame-White touched down in his Farman biplane to meet United States Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickinson for lunch. During World War II, West Executive Avenue was closed to traffic as a security precaution. In 1951, following the attempted
assassination of Harry S. Truman When he was a young man in 1932, he heard Pedro Albizu Campos give a speech about American imperialism, saying that American research doctor Cornelius P. Rhoads had written an outrageous letter appearing to brag about killing Puerto Ricans in
experiments.[Beginning in 1940, he served as director of Memorial Hospital for Cancer Research in New York, from 1945 was the first director of Sloan-Kettering Institute, and the first director of the combined Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center. For his contributions to
cancer research, Rhoads was featured on the cover of the June 27, 1949 issue of Time magazine under the title "Cancer Fighter". Memorial Hospital was founded on the Upper West Side of Manhattan[2] in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital by a group that included John Jacob
Astor III and his wife Charlotte. Astor was the eldest son of real estate businessman William Backhouse Astor Sr. and Margaret Alida Rebecca Armstrong. His younger brother, businessman William Backhouse Astor Jr., became the patriarch of the male line of American Astors.
paternal grandparents were fur-trader John Jacob Astor and Sarah Cox Todd. Astor's maternal grandparents were Senator John Armstrong Jr. and Alida Livingston of the Livingston family. In business, Astor dabbled in railroad investment, but was outsmarted by Commodore Cornelius
Vanderbilt and forced to yield control of the original New York Central Railroad line (from Albany to Buffalo) to him. Together, they had one child, William Waldorf Astor in 1848, who later became the 1st Viscount Astor, who married Mary Dahlgren Paul.
In 1859, he built a home
at 338 Fifth Avenue, today the street address of the Empire State Building.

John Jacob Astor III died on February 22, 1890 and was interred in the Trinity Church Cemetery in Manhattan. In addition to its main facility, Trinity operates two chapels: St. Paul's Chapel, and the
Chapel of St. Cornelius the Centurion on Governors Island.[6] The Church of the Intercession, the Trinity Chapel Complex and many other of Anglican congregations in Manhattan were part of Trinity at one point. In 1754, King's College (now Columbia University) was chartered by
King George II of Great Britain, and instruction began with eight students in a school building near the church.

Queen Elizabeth H came to New York yesterday to make speeches, shake hands, become an honorary citizen of the city, wave to thousands of New Yorkers—and collect 279
years worth of back rent.
The Queen's visit — during much of which she and Prince Philip rode in an open car, standing and waving—brought friendly crowds everywhere she went, and inevitably jammed the narrow streets of the financial district, where she arrived at lunchtime.
rent, 279 peppercorns in a Steuben glass container, was paid to Her Majesty on the steps of Trinity Church, at Broadway and Wall Street. The church received its charter from William III, an ancestor of the Queen, in 1697, for a nominal yearly rent of one peppercorn. Until today,
the rent had never been paid. In 1970, along with Duke of Edinburgh and a few associates, Prince Bernhard established the WWF's financial endowment The 1001: A Nature Trust to handle the WWF's administration and fundraising. 1001 members each contributed $10,000 to the trust.
In 1970, along with Duke of Edinburgh and a few associates, Prince Bernhard established the WWF's financial endowment The 1001: A Nature Trust to handle the WWF's administration and fundraising. 1001 members each contributed $10,000 to the trust.[19] Prince Bernhard resigned his
post after being involved in the Lockheed Bribery Scandal. WWF was conceived on 29 April 1961, under the name of World Wildlife Fund. Its first office was opened on 11 September in IUCN's headquarters at Morges, Switzerland. The idea for a fund on behalf of endangered animals
was officially proposed by Victor Stolan to Sir Julian Huxley in response to articles he published in the British newspaper The Observer.

In 1919 Huxley married Juliette Baillot (1896–1994) a French Swiss woman whom he had met while she was employed as a governess at
Garsington Manor, the country house of Lady Ottoline Morrell. Morrell had a long affair with philosopher Bertrand Russell,[7][8] with whom she exchanged more than 3,500 letters. At the end of the 14th century, Edward III acquired Blemond's manor, and passed it on to the
Carthusian monks of the London Charterhouse. In 1348, Walter Manny rented 13-acre (0.05 km2) of land in Spital Croft, north of Long Lane, from the Master and Brethren of St Bartholomew's Hospital for a graveyard and plague pit for victims of the Black Death. Image
Following the departure of Charterhouse School, its buildings, on the site of the former monastic great cloister, were taken over by Merchant Taylors' School, until that moved out in turn in 1933 to a new site near Northwood, Hertfordshire
The school was founded in 1561[1] by Thomas White of the Merchant Taylors' Company in a manor house in the parish of St Lawrence Pountney in the City of London, where it remained until 1875. The Company was at first an association of tailors. By the end of the 17th century,
its connection with the tailoring trade had virtually ceased and it became what it is today, a philanthropic and social association – albeit that it has recently rekindled its links with Savile Row and is the principal sponsor and organiser of the prestigious biannual "Golden
Shears" competition for aspiring young tailors.
It owns Merchant Taylors' School in Sandy Lodge and St John's Preparatory School in Northwood, both in Under an order issued by mayor Robert Billesden in 1484, the Company ranks in sixth or seventh place (making it one of the Great
Twelve City Livery Companies) in the order of precedence of the Livery Companies, alternating with the Skinners' Company. The annual switch occurs at Easter. The Merchant Taylors are normally sixth in the order of precedence in odd numbered years, and at seven in even numbered
years. Under an order issued by the Lord Mayor of the City of London on 10 April 1484 (known as the Billesdon Award), the Company ranks in sixth or seventh place (making it one of the "Great Twelve City Livery Companies") in the order of precedence of City Livery Companies,
alternating annually with the Merchant Taylors' Company; these livery companies have borrowed Chaucer's phrase "At sixes and sevens" to describe their rivalry over precedence – specifically which company was entitled to be 6th in order of seniority – being a source of trouble
between the Skinners and the Merchant Taylors for some time in the 15th, and perhaps even 14th centuries. Both companies received their first royal charters in 1327, but the dispute erupted into lethal violence in 1484 during the Lord Mayor's river procession, an occasion which
the two guilds treated as their own private boat race.

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