Frankfurter, Felix

Educated at the College of the City of New York and the Harvard Law School, Frankfurter (1882-1965) began his career as an assistant to the United States Attorney, Southern District, New York (1906-09), and became special assistant to the Attorney General (1909-11), law officer at the War Department (1911-14) and Byrne professor of administrative law at Harvard University (1914-39). In 1918 he was chairperson of the Interdepartmental War Labor Policies Board, where one of his colleagues was F. D. Roosevelt , who often sought Frankfurter's counsel and who eventually called him to be associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1939-62). Frankfurter met Harrod when he was George Eastman visiting professor at Oxford University (1933-34).

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