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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934002193
  • Publisher: Keller Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Pages: 450
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xvii

Foreword xxi

Persistence and Determination xxiv

Introduction 1

Part 1 Love of the Early Life

1 My Father's Family 5

2 My Mother's Family 14

3 Farm Life 20

4 Grade School 31

5 High School 37

6 Stepping up to the Plate 40

7 Finding My Place 44

8 A Tisket, a Tasket, a Green and Yellow Basket 47

9 Necessity is the Mother of &helip; Newspapers 51

10 Making Ends Meet 58

Part 2 Love Of Politics

11 Starting off on the Left Foot 65

12 7th Heaven 69

13 The U.S. Treasury in Minnesota 74

14 Always the Entrepreneur 82

15 Minnesota State Director 86

16 Going National 93

17 Nixonized 147

18 Friends &helip; Who Happened to be Politicians 151

Part 3 Love of Sales

19 Will the Real Glen Johnson Please Stand Up? 159

20 Being a Good Salesman 162

21 The Chance Encounter That Changed My Life 166

22 Marketing the Federated Ideals 170

23 Federated's Trust Management 188

24 Crisis Management 195

25 Building Relationships 211

26 Infrastructure Evolution 225

27 On Board the Queen Mary 233

28 It Takes a Community to Beat a Regulation 239

29 Miscellaneous Memorable Moments 250

30 The 200 Million Dollar Kitchen 262

31 Banking on Boston 266

32 Air Traffic (out of) Control 270

33 Secretaries in My Career 280

34 Highs and Lows of My Career 283

Part 4 Love of Adventure

35 College Boards and the Royal Roundtable 293

36 Lutheran Church 297

37 Flying 301

38 A Collector (of Sorts) 304

39 Glen Johnson's Wide World of Sports 308

40 I Didn't Leave the Party-The Party Left Me 317

Part 5 Loves Of My Life

41 My Best Hand was a Full House 323

42 LaVonne 332

43 Vicki 342

44 David 350

45 Lori 367

Epilogue 377


A Biographic Summary Glen R. Johnson 381

B Honors and Awards Glen R. Johnson 383

C Leaving a Legacy Glen LaVonne Johnson 388

D Thiel College Louis Almen 389

E Thiel College C. Carlyle Haaland 399

F Abraxas Dan Heit 408

G The Marco Focus Group Milt Klohn 418

H Glass-Steagall&helip; Part II Milt Klohn 430

I Beyond Survival: How Financial Institutions Can Thrive in the 1990s 439

J New Horizons: The Story of Federated Investors 445

K Forbes Magazine: Glen Johnson's Unlikely Money Machine 447

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  • Posted August 10, 2011

    High recommended and on Nook

    This is an outstanding book about making money in finance as well as living a good life in politics and family. I really like the copy on Nook. Since both the hard copy, 480 pages, and the eBook are available, B&N should note both on the same page.

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