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Frank Ludwig Auerbach

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Frank Ludwig Auerbach, German government official, author. Member Fgn.


Auerbach, Frank Ludwig was born on June 4, 1910 in Mannheim, Germany. Son of Ernst and Johanna (Loewenthal) Auerbach.


Student of University Bonn (Germany), 1929. Juris Utriusque Doctor, U. Heidelberg (Germany), 1933. Master of Science, Columbia, 1942.


Came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1944. Legal assistant, assistant district attorney Depts. Interior and Justice, Baden, Germany, 1932-1933.

Immigration counsellor social agencies, Germany, 1935-1938. Case worker, assistant case consultant, voluntary social agencies, New York City, 1938-1946. Consultant War Relocation Authority, 1944.

Lecturer sociology Hunter College, 1944-1947. Consultant to chief visa div. State Department, 1948-1951.

Editor Interpreter Releases, 1946-1951. Lecturer immigration law Columbia, 1947-1951. Foreign affairs officer State Department, 1951-1954, special assistant to director Visa Office, 1954, assistant director, 1955-1962, deputy director for visa po’icies and special programs, since 1962.

Adviser immigration affairs to administrator Bureau Security and Consular Affairs, 1959-1962, chairman policy committee on immigration and naturalization, 1960—.


  • Author: Nationality Problems of Children, 1948. Principles Which Should Underlie our Nationality Laws, 1950. The Admission and Resettlement of Displaced Persons in the United States, review edit., 1950.

    The Immigration and Nationality Act, A Summary of its Principal Provisions, 1952. Immigration Laws of the United States, 1955, with supplements, 1956, 58, 59, second edition 1961.


Member Fgn.


Married Gertrude Rindskopf, June 4, 1935. Children: Ernest, Steven.

Ernst Auerbach

Johanna (Loewenthal) Auerbach

Gertrude Rindskopf

Ernest Auerbach

Steven Auerbach