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Hammer, Armandlocked

(b New York, May 21, 1898; d Los Angeles, Dec 10, 1990).
  • Kathryn Bonomi


American art collector and dealer. He was the eldest son of Julius Hammer, a descendant of Russian Jewish immigrants and a member of the Socialist Labor Party. By the age of 23, Armand had become a millionaire by reviving his father’s failing pharmaceutical business and selling it to his own employees; he had also completed medical school. When an epidemic of typhus broke out in the USSR in ...

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