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Robert Amory, manufacturer and public utilities director, has been prominent in business since his graduation from Harvard in 1906. President of the Nashua Manufacturing Company, and director of the Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Boston, Amory is also director of the Eastern Steamship Company and other organizations too numerous to mention here.
As an authority on interstate commercial affairs, Amory is an experienced speaker for "The Role of the States," the subject on which he talks at the present meeting.
Adolf a. Berle, Jr., '13, New York City Chamberlain since 1934, is an authority on finance and corporation law and has been connected with federal projects as one of the original "brain trusters," and as special counsel for the R. F. C. Soon after graduation from Harvard Law, Berle took up practice in Boston and New York. He later lectured on finance at the Business School and on corporation law as associate professor at Columbia. Speaker at the Princeton conference last May, Berle will be the last guest to--talk, on the "Regulation of Competitive Enterprise."
Nathan Isaacs, Harvard professor of Business Law since 1924, has taught as professor or dean at Columbia, Pittsburgh, and Rochester. A member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Bar Association, Isaacs began practice at Cincinnati and became assistant dean at the Cincinnati Law School in 1912.
Since then, he has lectured at several colleges, publishing books on business law and contributing articles on pacifism and religion.
During this conference Isaacs speaks on "The Maintenance of Employment."
Isador Lubin, economics expert in the United States Department of Labor, has been an author, professor, and director in the field of economy and labor since his graduation from Clark College in 1916. After teaching at the Universities of Missouri and Michigan, Lubin was economic advser to the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, and chairman of the Labor Advisory Board of the W.P.A.
Advisor to the Federal Co-ordinator of the Railroads, and contributor to various journals on economic affairs, Lubin speaks have on "The Maintenance of Employment."
John H. Williams, Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy since 1933, has been associated, as economics professor, with Princeton and Northwestern. After coming to Harvard, Williams was economic adviser for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and served as United States delegate to the World Monetary and Economic Conference in 1932. An editor of the Review of Economic Statistics, Professor Williams talks on the "Control of Currency and Credit."
Having been a guest lecturer at the Princeton congress a year ago, this is his second H-Y-P conference.
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