Willkie
biographical name Wendell Lewis 1892-1944 American politician

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  • Willkie — Willkie, Wendell Lewis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Willkie —   [ wɪlkɪ], Wendell Lewis, amerikanischer Politiker, * Elwood (Indiana) 18. 2. 1892, ✝ New York 8. 10. 1944; Rechtsanwalt; ursprünglich ein Anhänger der Demokraten, wandte er sich in den 1930er Jahren den Republikanern zu. 1940 deren… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Willkie — Wendell Willkie 1941 Wendell Lewis Willkie (* 18. Februar 1892 in Elwood, Indiana; † 8. Oktober 1944 in New York City) war Anwalt in den USA und bei den Präsidentschaftswahlen 1940 republikanischer Gegenkandidat von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Willkie — /wil kee/, n. Wendell Lewis, 1892 1944, U.S. executive, lawyer, and political leader. * * * …   Universalium

  • Willkie — /wil kee/, n. Wendell Lewis, 1892 1944, U.S. executive, lawyer, and political leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Willkie, Wendell, 1892–1944 —    Willkie was notable both as ROOSEVELT’s opponent in the 1940 election and as his goodwill envoy to the world. As a former Democrat who switched to the Republican Party in opposition to the New Deal in 1938, Willkie was a surprise candidate in… …   Who’s Who in World War Two

  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher — Infobox Law Firm firm name = Willkie Farr Gallagher LLP firm headquarters = num offices = 8 total, 6 international num attorneys = 637 (2007) num employees = practice areas = General Practice key people = Jack H. Nusbaum, Chairman [… …   Wikipedia

  • Willkie, Wendell L. — ▪ American politician in full  Wendell Lewis Willkie  born Feb. 18, 1892, Elwood, Ind., U.S. died Oct. 8, 1944, New York City  U.S. Republican presidential candidate in 1940, who tried unsuccessfully to unseat President Franklin D. Roosevelt… …   Universalium

  • Willkie, Wendell Lewis — (1892 1944)    Born in Elwood, Indiana, Wendell Willkie graduated from Indiana University. After serving in the army during World War I, he established a law practice in Akron, Ohio. In 1929, he became legal counsel for the country’s largest… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Willkie,Wendell Lewis — Will·kie (wĭlʹkē), Wendell Lewis. 1892 1944. American politician who was the Republican nominee for President in 1940. * * * …   Universalium

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