Education: Feather for Harvard

Proud is Harvard of sons who have become famed financiers and economists, stalwart foundation piles of the U. S. timocracy and foreign financial affairs. Among them are: John Pierpont Morgan (1889); Thomas William Lament (1892), onetime Harvard Overseer, Morgan partner; Banker George Fisher Baker Jr. (1899); Frank William Taussig (1879), political economist; Thomas Nelson Perkins (1891), U. S. alternate at the Paris Reparations Conference (1929); Seymour Parker Gilbert (LL. B., 1915), Agent General for Reparation Payments (since 1924); Jeremiah Smith Jr. (1892), League of Nations Commissioner General for Hungary (1924-26) in charge of its financial reconstruction. Last week was...

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