FAVORITE OLD-TIMEY NAMES IN THE POWER BROKER
Over several months I read this tome to end all tomes and made a list of my favorite names. If I were alive in the Robert Moses days (roughly 1900-1960s), this might double as a hit list.
- •Ellwood Rabenold
- •Grover Whalen
- •Fiorello La GuardiaA classic
- •Ogden Livingston MillsOil baron or something
- •Claus SpreckelsClaus Spreckels!!! Long Island estate guy.
- •Bronson WinthropAnother Long Island guy whose estate was in the way of RM planned Northern State Parkway
- •Seabury C. MastickLol
- •Iphigene SulzbergerTimes editor
- •Bella MosesPerfect name for a matriarch
- •Gordon BunshaftMight be my #1 fave
- •Orvil DryfoosRelated to Iphigene Sulzberger