Brent Spence (1874-1967)

Carothers Rd. & Monmouth St, Newport, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"As chairman of U.S. House Banking and Currency Committee, Spence was a delegate to 44-nation Bretton Woods (N.H.) Conference, 1944, to promote fair commerce. This led to creating the International Monetary Fund and Bank, and Spence's sponsoring legislation in Congress. A Newport native and University of Cincinnati law graduate, he served in Ky. Senate, 1904-08; and U.S. House, 1931-63."

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2011: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • December 29, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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