Richard F George
(1865 - 1912)
Richard F. George was active/lived in New York, California. Richard George is known for portrait bust sculpture, medallic art.
Biography Richard F. George
Richard F. George was the son of nineteenth century economist and social philospher Henry
George (mostly remembered for his advocacy of of a single tax on land
and his book, Progress and Poverty.)
For Tom Johnson, Mayor of Cleveland, Richard George made a bronze
medallion that was presented to Johnson in New York at the Hotel Astor
by members of the Manhattan Single Tax Club. Likely it was the
influence of the medallion maker's father, Henry George, who arranged
for the commission.
Henry George, a good friend of Johnson and one who was defeated by
Johnson for Mayor of Cleveland, was quoted at the meeting as predicting
that Tom Johnson would one day "be President of the United
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