Henry George (September 2, 1839 - October 29, 1897) was an American political economist and the most influential proponent of the "Single Tax" on land, also known as the land value tax.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 4) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
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