Forbes B C
Forbes(fôrbz), B(ertie) C(harles) 1880-1954.
American publisher and businessman who founded and edited (1917-1954) Forbes magazine. His son Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (1919-1990), who assumed the editorship in 1957, was an avid collector and was the first person to cross the United States in a balloon.
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