Talk:James Farley

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As a minor anecdote which I would not add without approval: In the science fiction book Double Star which is about fighting a system wide election Robert Heinlein, who knew electoral politics, refered to Farley as the greatest political manager & the inventor of the Farleyfile - a system of recording every piece of personal information that a leader had been told by every individual he had met. This allows the leader, with a little reminding, to have a personal chat with people to whom his opinion is important but whom he would not normally remember.

Cited in Farley file. —Tamfang (talk) 23:41, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

Bonus Army[edit]

Is this the same Farley? --Xinoph 17:23, Nov 15, 2004 (UTC)

This entry is copies almost verbatim from the ER website and needs to be redone. Rjensen 02:59, 25 November 2005 (UTC)

Coca-Cola[edit]

Remembered as one of the greatest business minds and salesmen of the 20th century, Farley guided and remained at the helm of Coca-Cola International for over 30 years and was responsible for the company's global expansion as a quasi-government agency in World War II. This was used as a boost to the morale and energy levels of the fighting boys. Shipped with food and ammo as a “war priority item,” the deal spread Coke's market worldwide at government expense. Also at U.S. expense after the war, fifty-nine new Coke plants were installed to help rebuild Europe.

Needs a bit of rewording. Coca-Cola's global expansion was used as a boost for the soldiers? The deal (what deal?) was shipped with food and ammo? —Tamfang (talk) 23:41, 24 January 2013 (UTC)