Hurley, Edward N. (Edward Nash), 1864-1933

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Illinois manufacturer, financier and author. He originated and developed the pneumatic tool industry in the United States and Europe. In 1913 he was appointed United States Trade Commissioner to the Latin American Republics; in 1914 he was named vice-chairman, and later chairman, of the Federal Trade Commission, in which position he served until 1917.

Later that year he began his service as chairman of the United States Shipping Board and president of the Emergency Fleet Corporation, which lasted through July 1919. He served on the World War Funding Commission, on President Hoover's Advisory Shipping Commission and on the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations; as chairman of the board of the Hurley Machine Company and as director of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

Among his awards were the distinguished Service Medal, presented by General Pershing in 1916, and the Laetare Medal presented by the University of Notre Dame.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1933. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23862006

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referencedIn Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007, 1885-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hurley, Edward N. (Edward Nash), 1864-1933. Papers, 1910-1933. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954. Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932. William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952 (bulk 1915-1928). Library of Congress
referencedIn William Shepherd Benson Papers, circa 1791-1952, (bulk 1915-1928) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Culbertson, William Smith, 1884-1966. Papers of William Smith Culbertson, 1897-1965. Library of Congress
referencedIn William Smith Culbertson Papers, 1897-1965 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Shipping Board. 1914 - 1939. Records of Charles M. Schwab
creatorOf Page, Charles R. Charles R. Page papers, 1907-1938. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Hurley, Edward N. (Edward Nash), 1864-1933. [Letter] 1918 Jan. 10, Washington [to] Fellow-Worker / Edward N. Hurley. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Joseph P. Tumulty Papers, 1898-1969, (bulk 1913-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Daniel C. Roper Papers David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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correspondedWith Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
associatedWith Culbertson, William Smith, 1884-1966. person
associatedWith Harlan, John Maynard. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. person
associatedWith Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940 person
associatedWith Hurley Machine Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Charles R. person
associatedWith Peace Conference (1919-1920) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
associatedWith Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954. person
associatedWith United States. Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Shipping Board. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
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United States
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Shipping
Pneumatic machinery
Pneumatic tools
Shipbuilding industry--Employees
World War, 1914-1918--War work
Industrial policy
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Birth 1864

Death 1933

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