John J. Raskob papers

About this collection

John J. Raskob (1879-1950) was a prominent business and political figure in the early twentieth century. A top financial executive for both E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the General Motors Corporation, Raskob was heavily involved in politics, serving as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1928 to 1932. He was also a well-known Catholic noted for his charitable giving. The online collection is a small selection of items largely comprising correspondence and pamphlets dating from 1900 to 1950. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

    To learn more about John J. Raskob and the collection, click here to visit Hagley's John J. Raskob Digital Exhibit.
    Image: John J. Raskob as a young man. Click to view.

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