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Wed, 03.09.1966

The First Black Federal Reserve Governor is Appointed

Andrew Brimmer

*On this date in 1966, the first Black became the governor of the Federal Reserve Board.

He was Andrew Brimmer (at the time), an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and had established the central bank of Sudan.

President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him.

To be a Financial Analyst

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