Baruch bench memorial

There’s a memorial park bench in Washington DC for “The Park Bench Statesman’, financier Bernard Baruch, long-time friend of Winston Churchill and Presidential Advisor to Franklin Roosevelt.

It’s in Lafayette Park in front of the White House.

Advising on financial and government matters on park benches in Central Park and Lafayette Park became his most famous characteristic.

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PB Baruch on bench