Growing up in Western New York played a major role in shaping the world view of this charter member of FDR’s “Brain Trust.” Though labeled “Rex the Red” by his opponents, some of his philosophies and programs continue to impact the nation today.
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The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
There are some who feel that Dr. Roswell Park was the one man who could have saved President McKinley’s life in 1901. But the more important legacy was his vision for a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer.
Robert Jackson, a southern tier farm-boy and well-loved "country lawyer," went on to become an illustrious U.S. Supreme Court Justice and the lead prosecutor for the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials.