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George William Edwards


George William Edwards, American economist. Member American Economics Association, Academy Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Scarsdale Golf.


Edwards, George William was born on March 11, 1891 in New York City. Son of William and Pauline Elizabeth (Stein) Edwards.


Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1911, fellow, 1911-1914. A.M., Columbia, 1913, Doctor of Philosophy., 1917. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1944.


Teacher high schools, New York City, 1914-1917. Research in foreign banking for Federal Reserve Board in United States and Europe, 1920-1922. Assistant professor. banking, Columbia, 1921-1923.

Professor banking, New York University, 1923-1927. Dean School of Business and Civic Admiral, College City of New York, 1927-1932, department chairman economics 1927-1947. Ordained deacon, Episcopal Church, December 18, 1943, and priest, June 4, 1944.

Vicar, St. Andrews, Hartsdale, New York, 1943-1948. With Federal Reserve Board, 1920-1922. Director Institute of International Finance, 1926-1927.

Special agent unites states department Commerce, New York City, 1923, in Europe, 1924. Economist Bank of America, 1923-1927. With Stone, Webster & Blodget, 1927-1932.

Instructor on investments Graduate School of Banking, American Bankers Association, 1935-1939.


  • Author: New York as an Eighteenth Century Municipality, 1917. (with H. P. Willis) Banking and Business, 1922. Foreign Commercial Credits, 1922.

    International Trade Finance, 1924. Problems and Questions in Banking, 1924. Investing in Foreign Securities, 1926.

    Principles of Bond Investments (with Lawrence Chamberlain), 1927. Principles of Banking and Finance, 1932. Investments, 1935

  • Evolution of Finance Capitalism, 1938.

    Co-author: Capital Expansion, Employment and Economic Stability, 1940. Co-author: Regulations of the Security Markets.


Member American Economics Association, Academy Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Scarsdale Golf.


Married Louise F. Stein, June 10, 1930. Children: George Frank, Paul, David.

William Edwards

Pauline Elizabeth (Stein) Edwards

Louise F. Stein

George Frank Edwards

Paul Edwards

David Edwards