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He lost. He's compromising FOR his ethics.
originally posted by: imitator
I heard Hillary and Bernie was sitting and talking at their rally today..... I guess she wasn't healthy enough today to stand through it.
originally posted by: AboveBoard
originally posted by: Konduit
a reply to: AboveBoard
Conveniently ignores the fact that her family had a HUGE stake in the textile supply industry, owned several successful businesses in Chicago's famous Merchandise Mart Building and a Fabric Print Plant in Chicago's north side.
Hugh E. Rodham
But poor Hillary couldn't afford to go to school! I'm literally in tears here.
- From your source
[Hugh] Rodham attended Pennsylvania State College and was a third-string tight end for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team. He joined the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from the College of Education in 1935, at the height of the Great Depression.
He briefly worked for his father's employer, Scranton Lace Company, then freighthopped to Chicago without telling his parents. Rodham found work there selling drapery fabrics around the Midwest, sending the money he made back home.
In 1937, while Rodham was making a sales call at a textile company, he met Dorothy Emma Howell (1919–2011), who was applying for a job at that company. After a lengthy courtship, they married in early 1942. Hugh Rodham enlisted in the United States Navy, where he became a Chief Petty Officer stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station, performing training duties for sailors headed for the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II.
After the war, he began what was to prove to be a very successful career in the textile supply industry, starting with Rodrik Fabrics, a drapery fabric business located in Chicago's famous Merchandise Mart building. His company made draperies and window shades; customers included offices, hotels, airlines, and theaters. He later opened a fabric print plant building on the North Side.
The Rodhams had three children: Hillary (born 1947), Hugh (born 1950), and Tony (born 1954). In 1950, they moved to the more affluent Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Illinois. The family still maintained ties to Scranton: all three children were christened there, and they spent summers in a rural region that overlooks Lake Winola, located in Overfield Township in the nearby Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains, staying in a cottage that in 1921 Hugh and his father had built themselves.
Following the Pearl Harbour bombings in 1941, Mr Rodham enlisted with the Navy and became a chief petty officer in charge of training thousands of young sailors.
After the end of the Second World War, he started his own drapery business Rodrik Fabrics which sold curtains and cloth Chicago and the mid-west.
The venture expanded over time and Mr Rodham opened a print plant, often recruiting his children Hillary, Hugh and Tony to help with silk screen printing.