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Encyclopedia > Lewis Thompson Preston

Lewis Thompson Preston (New York, 5 August 1926-Washington, D.C, 4 May 1995) was a U.S. banker. He was President of the World Bank from September 1991 to May 1995. State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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  • Biography of Lewis Thompson Preston (website)


Preceded by:
Barber B. Conable
President of the World Bank
1991–1995
Succeeded by:
James Wolfensohn


Barber Benjamin Conable, Jr. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... James Wolfensohn James Wolfensohn (b. ...


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