Julius Rosenwald

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Julius Rosenwald (August 12, 1862 – January 6, 1932) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He is best known as a part-owner and leader of Sears, Roebuck and Company, and for establishing the Rosenwald Fund, which donated millions in matching funds to support the education of African American children in the rural South, as well as other philanthropic causes in the first half of the 20th century.

Quotes[edit]

  • It's harder to give away a dollar wisely than it is to earn it.
    • a frequent axiom of Julius Rosenwald, cited by Gerda Weissmann Klein, A Passion for Sharing: The Life of Edith Rosenwald Stern, Rossel Books, Chappaqua, New York, 1984, p. 223, ISBN 0-940646-15-3.

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