Samuel George Blythe

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Samuel George Blythe (1868-1947) was an American writer and newspaperman.[1] In 1933 during the Great Depression he urged people to Buy American in the Saturday Evening Post.[2]


  1. ^ Shippey, Lee (March 27, 1932). "Samuel George Blythe". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-08-18. "Samuel George Blythe is the foremost typical newspaper man of the era now beginning to pass. He carried papers as a small boy. He worked at the case in his fathers print shop when he had to stand..." 
  2. ^ "Buy American". Time magazine. January 9, 1933. Retrieved 2009-08-18. "When the Saturday Evening Post featured an exhortation by Samuel George Blythe to "Buy American" early last month, the movement assumed nation-wide proportions. And last week in its behalf William Randolph Hearst turned on his big publicity machine." 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Benito Mussolini
Cover of Time Magazine
20 August 1923
Succeeded by
F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead