Bachelor of Arts Swarthmore College, 1920. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy Princeton University, 1922,1926. Master of Arts Harvard University, 1924.
Instructor, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University, 1924-1934. Association Professor, Professor of Economics, Haverford College, 1934-1948. Professor of Economics, Northwestern University, 1948-1967.
Visiting Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College, 1967-1968. Professor Economics Emeritus, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America. Editorial Board, History of Political Economy, 1969-1984.
Development of British monetary and banking policy between 1797 and 1875. Econ
omic opinion in the British reviews up to 1850. Role of an economist in parliament between Adam Smith and J. S. Mill.
Relation of British economic thought to the spirit of the Enlightenment. And the transfer problem.
Member American Commission Finance Advisers to Governments, 1925-1929. Member American Economic Association (executive committee 1944-1946), Midwest Economic Association (president 1952), Academia de Ciencias Economicas (Chile), Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Elizabeth Garrett Pollard, January 14, 1929 (deceased 1977). Children: Robert Pollard, Thomas Whitson, Ellen Cole Fetter Gille. Married Elizabeth Miller Stabler, April 15, 1978 (deceased 1985).