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Richardson Dilworth : Last of the Bare Knuckled Aristocrats
by Peter Binzen and Jon Binzen


Overview - This is the first complete biography of Philadelphia's great political reformer, Richardson Dilworth (1898 1974). He was district attorney, school board president, and the 91st mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to 1962. The book gives his family history, his youth in Pittsburgh and New York City, his service in both world wars, his education at Yale, and his involvement with Philadelphia figures including Joseph Clark, Moses and Walter Annenberg, Albert M.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is the first complete biography of Philadelphia's great political reformer, Richardson Dilworth (1898 1974). He was district attorney, school board president, and the 91st mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to 1962. The book gives his family history, his youth in Pittsburgh and New York City, his service in both world wars, his education at Yale, and his involvement with Philadelphia figures including Joseph Clark, Moses and Walter Annenberg, Albert M. Greenfield, Thacher Longstreth, and Bill Green, as well as Joseph McCarthy and John F. Kennedy.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781933822860
  • ISBN-10: 1933822864
  • Publisher: Camino Books
  • Publish Date: July 2014
  • Page Count: 214
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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