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Ervin Harold Pollack

Ervin Harold Pollack, American educator.


  • Pollack, Ervin Harold was born on April 19, 1913 in St. Louis. Son of Jacob Morris and Tillie (Padratzik) Pollack.

  • Education

    • Student St. Saint Louis University, 1932-1935. Juris Doctor, Washington University, 1939. Postgraduate, Columbia, 1939-1941.


    • Admitted to Missouri bar, 1939. Assistant to librarian Columbia, 1939-1941. Librarian Hays, Podell & Shulman, New York City, 1942.

      Assistant professor of law, law librarian Ohio State University, 1947-1950, associate professor of law, law librarian, 1950-1954, professor of law, law librarian, 1954-1959, professor of law, director research services, since 1959. Secretary OPA, 1942-1947. Consultant Office Economics Stabilization, 1951, Library of Congress, 1959-1964, State Department, 1966-1972.

      Consultant Organisation Central American States, 1970-1972. Recipient certificate merit, 1969. Trustee, Ohio Legal Center.

      Board directors Ohio Library Foundation.


    • Author: Legal Research and Materials, 1950, Fundamentals of Legal Research, 1967. Editor: Ohio Court Rules Annotated, 1949. Ohio Unreported Judicial Decisions Prior to 1823, 1952.

      Brandeis Reader, 1956. Human Rights (Amintaphali), 1971.


    Fellow Ohio Bar Foundation. Member International Association Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, American Arbitration Association (nat. panel of arbitrators), Ohio Association Law Libraries (president 1949-1951), American, Ohio bar associations, American Society Political and Legal Philosophy, American Association Law Libraries (president 1958-1959), Ohio library association, American Association University Professors (secretary Ohio chapter 1953-1955), Order of Coif.


    • Married Lydia Irene Weiss, June 12, 1940. Children: Jay Robert, Joan Nancy.
    • father: Jacob Morris Pollack
    • mother: Tillie (Padratzik) Pollack
    • spouse: Lydia Irene Weiss
    • children: Jay Robert Pollack
    • Joan Nancy Pollack
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    Born April 19, 1913
    Died June 9, 1972
    (aged 59)