Born in Berlin, Germany. Came to America in 1934. Attended University of Berlin 1894 to 1897. Received J.D. in 1898. Married Gertude Eyck August 21, 1906. They had three daughters. Instructor of law at University of Berlin 1914 to 1918, professor 1918 to 1933. Research professor of public law at Columbia University after 1934, retired. Author of Money in the Law in 1939. Author of A History of the Dollar in 1957.
bio: WWWA-4 obit: NYT 11/23/64Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies