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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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SPAHR, WALTER EARL: 1891-1970.

Walter Earl Spahr was born in Centerville, Ind., on June 27, 1891. His parents were Isaac Jenkins and Lorella Thursa Kramer Spahr. He graduated from Earlham College and earned a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from Columbia University in 1925. He married Beulah Evelyn Lowry in 1920. Spahr taught economics at Dartmouth College, 1919--20, and Columbia University, 1920-23. In 1923 he started teaching at New York University and was chairman of the department of economics from 1927 to 1956. He received several awards and was active in a movement to limit government regulation of business conditions. He died in New York in 1970.

Information from Who's Who Among North American Authors and NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1970.

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