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paulwarburgPaul Moritz Warburg (August 10, 1868 – January 24, 1932) was a German-born American banker, He was an early advocate of the U.S. Federal Reserve System.

He became a director of the Council on Foreign Relations at its founding in 1921, remaining on the board until his death. From 1921 to 1926 Warburg was a member of the advisory council of Federal Reserve Board, serving as president of the advisory council in 1924–26. He was also a trustee of the Institute of Economics, founded in 1922; when it was merged into the Brookings Institution in 1927, he became a trustee of the latter, serving until his death.<<<Source>>>

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