Robertson, James Louis, 1907-1994

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Chief clerk of the U.S. Senate Post Office, special agent of the F.B.I., reserve naval officer, deputy comptroller, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

From the description of Papers of James Louis Robertson, 1869-1979 (bulk 1928-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132266

Biographical Note

  • 1907, Oct. 31: Born, Broken Bow, Nebr.
  • 1925 - 1927 : A.B., Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
  • 1927 - 1931 : LL.B., George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1928: Married Julia Jensen
  • 1928 - 1931 : Chief clerk, U. S. Senate Post Office
  • 1931: Admitted to D. C. Court of Appeals
  • 1932 - 1933 : Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 1933 - 1942 : Published What Generation Gap??? A Dialog on America
  • 1942 - 1943 : Assistant chief counsel
  • 1944 - 1952 : Deputy comptroller
  • 1952: Member, Board of Governors of Federal Reserve Board
  • 1966 - 1973 : Vice chairman, Board of Governors of Federal Reserve Board
  • 1969: Vice chairman, Board of Advisers of Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • 1973: Joined law firm of Bierbauer & Rockefeller
  • 1994, Feb. 23: Died, Bethesda, Md.

From the guide to the James Louis Robertson Papers, 1869-1979, (bulk 1928-1979), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brandborg, Charles W., 1847-1916. Charles W. Brandborg and family papers, 1887-1977. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Robertson, James Louis, 1907-. Papers of James Louis Robertson, 1869-1979 (bulk 1928-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Freund, Paul A. Paul A. Freund papers. 1918-1993. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf James Louis Robertson Papers, 1869-1979, (bulk 1928-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Brandborg, Charles W., 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Robertson, Andrew J., 1845-1918 person
associatedWith Robertson family. family
associatedWith United States. Federal Banking Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Open Market Committee. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Monetary policy--United States
Occupation
FBI agents
Naval officers
Public officials
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Birth 1907-10-31

Death 1994-02-23

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