William Alexander Julian (also known as W.A. Julian, August 6, 1870 - May 29, 1949) served as the 28th Treasurer of the United States from June 1, 1933 - May 29, 1949 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry Truman. He is currently the last male to hold that position. He died in a car crash in Bethesda, Maryland.
Julian was the first president of the First National Bank of Bethel, Ohio. Julian ran as a candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio in 1920 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Ohio in 1924, 1932, 1940 and 1948.
|Treasurer of the United States
Georgia Neese Clark
|Name||Julian, William Alexander|
|Alternative names||Julian, W.A.|
|Short description||28th Treasurer of the United States, 1933-1949|
|Date of birth||August 6, 1870|
|Place of birth|
|Date of death||May 29, 1949|
|Place of death||Bethesda, Maryland|
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