John J. Raskob

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Birthday
19, 1879
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 15, 1950 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1879
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 15, 1950 (71)

About

American businessman who constructed the Empire State Building.

Before Fame

He worked as a farmhand, actor, and newspaper delivery boy.

Trivia

His Empire State Building beat out the Chrysler Building and became the world's tallest building.

Family Life

He had 12 children with his wife Helena Springer Green.

Associated With

He was in opposition to Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal policies.