Leonard Read

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Leonard Read
Austrian School
Leonard Read w- Mises, Hazlitt and Fertig.jpg
Birth September 26, 1898(1898-09-26)
Hubbardston, Michigan
Death May 14, 1983(1983-05-14) (aged 84)
Nationality American
Institution Foundation for Economic Education (founder)
Influences F.A. Hayek
Ludwig von Mises
Henry Hazlitt
Frédéric Bastiat

Leonard Edward Read (26 September 1898–14 May 1983) was an American economist and the founder of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), which was the first modern free market think tank in the United States.