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Louis Caulton West

Louis Caulton West, American association executive. Awarded medal by Hispanic Society American, 1952. Member Harvard-Boston Museum Expedition to Egypt, 1912-1914; Served as captain, M.I.D., United States Army, 1918-1919.; Member American Numismatic Society (president since 1948), American Philological Association, Commission Internationale de Numismatique (honorary).; Club: Nassau (Princeton).

Background

  • West, Louis Caulton was born on October 15, 1882 in Milwaukee. Son of John and Deborah (Caulton) West.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern, 1905, A.M., 1911. A.M., Harvard, 1912; Doctor of Literature (honorary), Western Reserve U., 1931.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Barbara.

    Works

    • Author: Imperial Roman Spain, 1929. Roman Britain: The Objects of Trade, 1931. Roman Gaul: The Objects of Trade, 1935.

      Gold and Silver Standards in the Roman Empire, 1941. Currency in Roman and Byzantine Egypt, 1944. Economic Studies of Byzantine Egypt, 1950.

      Contributor to business and classical publications.

    Membership

    Member Harvard-Boston Museum Expedition to Egypt, 1912-1914. Served as captain, M.I.D., United States Army, 1918-1919. Member American Numismatic Society (president since 1948), American Philological Association, Commission Internationale de Numismatique (honorary).

    Club: Nassau (Princeton).

    Connections

    • Married Frances Bragdon, November 13, 1920.
    • father: John West
    • mother: Deborah (Caulton) West
    • spouse: Frances Bragdon
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    Born October 15, 1882
    Nationality

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