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In the 1920's George S. Clason distributed pamphlets containing financial advice in the form of parables set in Babylon to many financial institutions. From there, his pamphlets were compiled and published in the book, The Richest Man in Babylon. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Richest Man in Babylon… (more)

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Started two companies - the Clason Map Company of Denver Colorado and the Clason Publishing Company. Best known for, starting in 1926, writing a series of pamphlets about thrift and financial success.
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