Carter Glass
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"Carter Glass" was a newspaper publisher and politician from Lynchburg, Virginia/Lynchburg, Virginia. He served many years in United States Congress/Congress as a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party. As House co-sponsor, he played a central role in the development of the 1913 Glass-Owen Act that created the Federal Reserve System. Glass subsequently served as the United States Secretary of the Treasury/U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under President Woodrow Wilson. Later elected to the Senate, he became widely known as co-sponsor of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933, which enforced the separation of investment banking and commercial banking, and established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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