Oliver Mitchell Wentworth Sprague Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1894, A.M., 1895, Doctor of Philosophy, 1897. Doctor of Letters, Columbia, 1938.
Instructor economics, Harvard, 1900-1904, assistant professor, 1904-1905. Professor economics, Imperial University of Tokyo, 1905-1908. Assistant professor banking and finance, Harvard, 1908-1913.
Edmund Cogswell Converse professor banking and finance, 1913-1941, now professor emeritus. Economics advisory (under leave of absence) Bank of England, 1930-1933. Financial and executive assistant to secretary of the Treasury (United States) June-November 1933.
Resigned and returned to Harvard. Author: History of Crises Under the National Banking System, 1910. Banking Reform in the United States, 1911.
Theory and History of Banking, 1929. Recovery and Common Sense, 1934. Home: 13 Follen St., Cambridge, Mass.
Married Fanny Knights Ide, June 21, 1905 (died August 4, 1942). Children: Katharine Ide, Theodore Wentworth.